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Hello, this is for ghana consulate. After the interview, they only kept medical report, 2 passport photos and passport and gave one sheet to pick up visa. They did not take any of the rest, why? How come they sometimes take all original documents and sometimes they don't with other people? 

 

How come after being told to pick up visa visa within two weeks, it still says administrative processing? Is there a problem?

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There is no answer to exactly what they keep.  Every case goes through some form of administrative processing, but no one can accurately predict how long it will take.  It could be days, weeks, or months.  The fact that they kept your passport is a very good indicator.....good luck.


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6 minutes ago, missileman said:

There is no answer to exactly what they keep.  Every case goes through some form of administrative processing, but no one can accurately predict how long it will take.  It could be days, weeks, or months.  The fact that they kept your passport is a very good indicator.....good luck.

Thank you. oh I see, I thought maybe something is going on. So what am I supposed to do with the rest of the originals like the affidavit of support? should i bring it to the border of US

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11 minutes ago, josie125 said:

Thank you. oh I see, I thought maybe something is going on. So what am I supposed to do with the rest of the originals like the affidavit of support? should i bring it to the border of US

Keep them for your records.  


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  • Texas Service Center after transfer from Nebraska
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  • I-130 Approved :9/8/2016
  • Case received at NVC: 10/11/2016                               
  • Case # and IIN#: 10/24/2016
  • AOS Fee Invoiced:10/24/2016  
  • AOS Fee Paid:10/25/2016
  • IV Fee Invoiced:10/24/2016  
  • IV Fee Paid:10/25/2016
  • DS-260 Completed: 10/28/16
  • Scan Date:11/9/2016
  • Supervisor review: 12/21/16 
  • Checklist: 1/13/17 
  • Case Complete: 4/10/17
  • Interview Date: 5/8/17 
  • Visa  "ISSUED": 5/10/17
  • Visa and Passport in hand/Flight to USA Booked!!!: 5/12/17  
  • POE Dallas DFW on June 22, 2017
  • SS Card received : 7/3/2017
  • 2-year Green Card received in mail: 7/15/17
  • I751 mailed to Dallas PO Box: 3/28/2019
  • I-797 extension letter  for ROC dated 4/2/2019  MSCxxxxxxxxxx received: 4/6/2019
  • Biometrics apt received for 4/25/2019: on 4/12/2019
 

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23 minutes ago, josie125 said:

Thank you. oh I see, I thought maybe something is going on. So what am I supposed to do with the rest of the originals like the affidavit of support? should i bring it to the border of US

All that is not needed by them you submitted at NVC. Put in a file somewhere. Everything for immigration for the POE will be in the Visa brown envelope.

If it says AP means they still working on it and it's not released yet to the visa center. Doesn't mean anything is wrong. Ghana is very slow.


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35 minutes ago, dwheels76 said:

All that is not needed by them you submitted at NVC. Put in a file somewhere. Everything for immigration for the POE will be in the Visa brown envelope.

If it says AP means they still working on it and it's not released yet to the visa center. Doesn't mean anything is wrong. Ghana is very slow.

Thank you for helping me understand and I definetly will!!

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6 hours ago, Nicatlchy said:

I am in the same boat... March 12 interview.... I was approved now online says administrative processing. It's been 10 business days.... I'm so confused 

Mine changed to issued after a week and one day, so yours should be too. Pretty soon

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