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My husband has been in administrative processing since 10 months at the Islamabad embassy in Pakistan, just recently he was called in for a second interview, the embassy is doubting his previous divorce certificate is legitimate, therefore, they are asking him to provide copies of the divorce notices that were sent at the time of getting divorce plus the ad that is put in the newspaper before a divorce is finalized, It is crazy because he obtained this document from the Union Council, this is the proper issuing agency for these matters.

I wanted to know has this happened to anyone at this embassy where they questioned the authenticity of the divorce decree and ask for this additional evidence and what did you u do to solve it?



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Interview: September 5, 2014 Second Interview:

July 1, 2015

Result: Administrative Processing Result: Still administrative processing

July 9, 2015 (senator reply)

mailed documents to embassy september 8 2014 August 4, 2015 (senator reply)

August 13, 2015

August 19 2015

updates: mailed documents to embassy September 1, 2015

September 4, 2015

12 september 2014 September 8 2015 (expiring soon)

16 september 2014 september 9 2015

26 november 2014 september 10 2015 (changed back to AP) received email for medical/ds260 submission

8 december2014 september 12, 2015

6 february 2015 september 17 2015 (email from embassy)

9 february 2015 Submitted medical/ds260 september 18 2015

10 february 2015 september 23, 2015

11 february 2015 september 30 2015 (documents received)

13 february 2015 October 1, 2015

25 february 2015 (senator email) October 6 2015 (call from embassy for fingerprints)

9 march 2015 (senator email) October 7 2015

16 march 2015 october 13 2015

17 march 2015 (call from embassy to submit additional evidence) October 14 2015 ISSUED :dancing:

26 march 2015 (reply to email ) Visa in Hand: October 17 2015

6 april 2015 (documents acknowledged)

9 april 2015

21 may 2015

16 june 2015

17 june 2015

18 june 2015

20 june 2015

24 june 2015

26 june 2015 (call from embassy, second interview call)

1 july 2015



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Thread title edited to specify Islamabad.


06-04-2007 = TSC stamps postal return-receipt for I-129f.

06-11-2007 = NOA1 date (unknown to me).

07-20-2007 = Phoned Immigration Officer; got WAC#; where's NOA1?

09-25-2007 = Touch (first-ever).

09-28-2007 = NOA1, 23 days after their 45-day promise to send it (grrrr).

10-20 & 11-14-2007 = Phoned ImmOffs; "still pending."

12-11-2007 = 180 days; file is "between workstations, may be early Jan."; touches 12/11 & 12/12.

12-18-2007 = Call; file is with Division 9 ofcr. (bckgrnd check); e-prompt to shake it; touch.

12-19-2007 = NOA2 by e-mail & web, dated 12-18-07 (187 days; 201 per VJ); in mail 12/24/07.

01-09-2008 = File from USCIS to NVC, 1-4-08; NVC creates file, 1/15/08; to consulate 1/16/08.

01-23-2008 = Consulate gets file; outdated Packet 4 mailed to fiancee 1/27/08; rec'd 3/3/08.

04-29-2008 = Fiancee's 4-min. consular interview, 8:30 a.m.; much evidence brought but not allowed to be presented (consul: "More proof! Second interview! Bring your fiance!").

05-05-2008 = Infuriating $12 call to non-English-speaking consulate appointment-setter.

05-06-2008 = Better $12 call to English-speaker; "joint" interview date 6/30/08 (my selection).

06-30-2008 = Stokes Interrogations w/Ecuadorian (not USC); "wait 2 weeks; we'll mail her."

07-2008 = Daily calls to DOS: "currently processing"; 8/05 = Phoned consulate, got Section Chief; wrote him.

08-07-08 = E-mail from consulate, promising to issue visa "as soon as we get her passport" (on 8/12, per DHL).

08-27-08 = Phoned consulate (they "couldn't find" our file); visa DHL'd 8/28; in hand 9/1; through POE on 10/9 with NO hassles(!).

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can you give more details of his divorce and the gap between divorce and your marriage

My husband has been divorced for the past 6 years but needed it in official document, he applied for divorce in June 2013 and when it was finalized three months later, we married ten days after everything was finalized. I know that is very fast but his ex has been out of his life so long now, we just needed it in written that he was legally divorced. His ex wife left him, shortly after marriage, this was all explained to the embassy but they want all the proof that the procedure to obtain a divorce was done.

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Ek shaam ati hai teri yaad le kar, Ek sham jati hai teri yaad le kar, Muje us sham ka intezar hai jo aye tumain apne sath le kar...




Interview: September 5, 2014 Second Interview:

July 1, 2015

Result: Administrative Processing Result: Still administrative processing

July 9, 2015 (senator reply)

mailed documents to embassy september 8 2014 August 4, 2015 (senator reply)

August 13, 2015

August 19 2015

updates: mailed documents to embassy September 1, 2015

September 4, 2015

12 september 2014 September 8 2015 (expiring soon)

16 september 2014 september 9 2015

26 november 2014 september 10 2015 (changed back to AP) received email for medical/ds260 submission

8 december2014 september 12, 2015

6 february 2015 september 17 2015 (email from embassy)

9 february 2015 Submitted medical/ds260 september 18 2015

10 february 2015 september 23, 2015

11 february 2015 september 30 2015 (documents received)

13 february 2015 October 1, 2015

25 february 2015 (senator email) October 6 2015 (call from embassy for fingerprints)

9 march 2015 (senator email) October 7 2015

16 march 2015 october 13 2015

17 march 2015 (call from embassy to submit additional evidence) October 14 2015 ISSUED :dancing:

26 march 2015 (reply to email ) Visa in Hand: October 17 2015

6 april 2015 (documents acknowledged)

9 april 2015

21 may 2015

16 june 2015

17 june 2015

18 june 2015

20 june 2015

24 june 2015

26 june 2015 (call from embassy, second interview call)

1 july 2015



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I have similar situation too, my first marriage (only nikkah) was done in 2008, and divorce on 2009, and i gave divorce on 50 Rupees stamp paper only that was the standard format for divorced on that time, after that i got my second marriage in 2012 and as per the US consulate requirement they need NADRA or UC issue divorce certificate so i applied for that in 2014 from Union consul office.

You need to explain them divorce can give in our religion on verbal basis as well not mandatory on paper also you can get 50 rupees stamp papers as witness of notice by the way notices served by UC peoples not by your side that's why getting this divorce certificate takes around 3-4 months.

For me this make no sense to ask the proof of notice your husband has nothing to do with his prior marriage ties. you can write the explanation letter to them as well.

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I have similar situation too, my first marriage (only nikkah) was done in 2008, and divorce on 2009, and i gave divorce on 50 Rupees stamp paper only that was the standard format for divorced on that time, after that i got my second marriage in 2012 and as per the US consulate requirement they need NADRA or UC issue divorce certificate so i applied for that in 2014 from Union consul office.

You need to explain them divorce can give in our religion on verbal basis as well not mandatory on paper also you can get 50 rupees stamp papers as witness of notice by the way notices served by UC peoples not by your side that's why getting this divorce certificate takes around 3-4 months.

For me this make no sense to ask the proof of notice your husband has nothing to do with his prior marriage ties. you can write the explanation letter to them as well.

have u received your visa? did they accept your divorce certificate? we did get the one from the Union Council, that is the only one we have but thats the one their doubting. I think its just to give us a hard time, they see 10000 divorce certificates a day, dont they know by now what is the proper format of this document, it is just to give us hard time.



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Ek shaam ati hai teri yaad le kar, Ek sham jati hai teri yaad le kar, Muje us sham ka intezar hai jo aye tumain apne sath le kar...




Interview: September 5, 2014 Second Interview:

July 1, 2015

Result: Administrative Processing Result: Still administrative processing

July 9, 2015 (senator reply)

mailed documents to embassy september 8 2014 August 4, 2015 (senator reply)

August 13, 2015

August 19 2015

updates: mailed documents to embassy September 1, 2015

September 4, 2015

12 september 2014 September 8 2015 (expiring soon)

16 september 2014 september 9 2015

26 november 2014 september 10 2015 (changed back to AP) received email for medical/ds260 submission

8 december2014 september 12, 2015

6 february 2015 september 17 2015 (email from embassy)

9 february 2015 Submitted medical/ds260 september 18 2015

10 february 2015 september 23, 2015

11 february 2015 september 30 2015 (documents received)

13 february 2015 October 1, 2015

25 february 2015 (senator email) October 6 2015 (call from embassy for fingerprints)

9 march 2015 (senator email) October 7 2015

16 march 2015 october 13 2015

17 march 2015 (call from embassy to submit additional evidence) October 14 2015 ISSUED :dancing:

26 march 2015 (reply to email ) Visa in Hand: October 17 2015

6 april 2015 (documents acknowledged)

9 april 2015

21 may 2015

16 june 2015

17 june 2015

18 june 2015

20 june 2015

24 june 2015

26 june 2015 (call from embassy, second interview call)

1 july 2015



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Yeah i can see that they like to give hard time but this hard time you need to sort it out in order to get your hubby visa you should contact with UC peoples and find the solution.

I have not got my visa, USCIS request my wife for interview before approving the I130 petition.

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Sarahch

Did you submit divorce decree and union counsel certificate at the time of interview or after interview they request on 221g paper and you submit later.

Same happened to me at the time of interview CO had already my nadra divorce certificate. But they gave me white paper ask me for divorce certificate from union council new joint sponsor. All documents I sent to embassy via amex.after 60 days of submission I got email stating they reviewed and accept the documents.

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Sarahch

Did you submit divorce decree and union counsel certificate at the time of interview or after interview they request on 221g paper and you submit later.

Same happened to me at the time of interview CO had already my nadra divorce certificate. But they gave me white paper ask me for divorce certificate from union council new joint sponsor. All documents I sent to embassy via amex.after 60 days of submission I got email stating they reviewed and accept the documents.

Yes we did provide the union council one in urdu and englsih translated,

They want to see the divorce notices that are sent before divorce is final



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Ek shaam ati hai teri yaad le kar, Ek sham jati hai teri yaad le kar, Muje us sham ka intezar hai jo aye tumain apne sath le kar...




Interview: September 5, 2014 Second Interview:

July 1, 2015

Result: Administrative Processing Result: Still administrative processing

July 9, 2015 (senator reply)

mailed documents to embassy september 8 2014 August 4, 2015 (senator reply)

August 13, 2015

August 19 2015

updates: mailed documents to embassy September 1, 2015

September 4, 2015

12 september 2014 September 8 2015 (expiring soon)

16 september 2014 september 9 2015

26 november 2014 september 10 2015 (changed back to AP) received email for medical/ds260 submission

8 december2014 september 12, 2015

6 february 2015 september 17 2015 (email from embassy)

9 february 2015 Submitted medical/ds260 september 18 2015

10 february 2015 september 23, 2015

11 february 2015 september 30 2015 (documents received)

13 february 2015 October 1, 2015

25 february 2015 (senator email) October 6 2015 (call from embassy for fingerprints)

9 march 2015 (senator email) October 7 2015

16 march 2015 october 13 2015

17 march 2015 (call from embassy to submit additional evidence) October 14 2015 ISSUED :dancing:

26 march 2015 (reply to email ) Visa in Hand: October 17 2015

6 april 2015 (documents acknowledged)

9 april 2015

21 may 2015

16 june 2015

17 june 2015

18 june 2015

20 june 2015

24 june 2015

26 june 2015 (call from embassy, second interview call)

1 july 2015



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Sarahch

Did you submit divorce decree and union counsel certificate at the time of interview or after interview they request on 221g paper and you submit later.

Same happened to me at the time of interview CO had already my nadra divorce certificate. But they gave me white paper ask me for divorce certificate from union council new joint sponsor. All documents I sent to embassy via amex.after 60 days of submission I got email stating they reviewed and accept the documents.

Have u got ur visa yet?



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Ek shaam ati hai teri yaad le kar, Ek sham jati hai teri yaad le kar, Muje us sham ka intezar hai jo aye tumain apne sath le kar...




Interview: September 5, 2014 Second Interview:

July 1, 2015

Result: Administrative Processing Result: Still administrative processing

July 9, 2015 (senator reply)

mailed documents to embassy september 8 2014 August 4, 2015 (senator reply)

August 13, 2015

August 19 2015

updates: mailed documents to embassy September 1, 2015

September 4, 2015

12 september 2014 September 8 2015 (expiring soon)

16 september 2014 september 9 2015

26 november 2014 september 10 2015 (changed back to AP) received email for medical/ds260 submission

8 december2014 september 12, 2015

6 february 2015 september 17 2015 (email from embassy)

9 february 2015 Submitted medical/ds260 september 18 2015

10 february 2015 september 23, 2015

11 february 2015 september 30 2015 (documents received)

13 february 2015 October 1, 2015

25 february 2015 (senator email) October 6 2015 (call from embassy for fingerprints)

9 march 2015 (senator email) October 7 2015

16 march 2015 october 13 2015

17 march 2015 (call from embassy to submit additional evidence) October 14 2015 ISSUED :dancing:

26 march 2015 (reply to email ) Visa in Hand: October 17 2015

6 april 2015 (documents acknowledged)

9 april 2015

21 may 2015

16 june 2015

17 june 2015

18 june 2015

20 june 2015

24 june 2015

26 june 2015 (call from embassy, second interview call)

1 july 2015



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