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221G and DS 5535 After Interview in Casablanca Morocco

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Hi All did anyone received a VISA after being in the Administrative Processing. Please share your experience to help us get an idea. The US embassy website the latest update states that it should be resolved within 120 Days (6 months basically) I think it used to be 2 months..

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Unfortunately there doesn’t appear to be a timeframe for AP- it can go on for years. Check out the Morocco message board and I’m sure you can find more country specific info there 🙂 at least see others experience in Morocco.


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I-129f

Service Center : Texas Service Center   Transferred? California Service Center on 8/11/14

Consulate : Port au Prince, Haiti             I-129F Sent : 4/14/2014

I-129F NOA1 : 4/24/14                            I-129F NOA2 : 9/10/14

NVC Received : 9/24/14                          NVC Left : 9/26/14

Consulate Received : 10/6/14 CEAC status changed to ready

Packet 3 Received : 10/27/14 packet received by petitioner in USA ( beneficiary never received packet 3)

Medical: 10/30/14 Dr. Buteau                  Medical picked up: 11/3/14

Packet 3 Sent : 11/10/13.. Had to schedule interview appointment and attach confirmation receipt to packet

Packet 4 Received : never received ..does it even exist?

Interview Date : 12/1/14                           Interview Result : Approved !

Visa Received : 12/10/14 picked up at Jacmel location

US Entry : 12/15/14 Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Apply for Social Security Card: 12/30/14 Connecticut

Marriage: 1/26/15

 

Adjustment of Status

CIS Office : Hartford                                  Filed : 3/18/15

NOA : 3/25/15                                            Biometrics : 4/15/15

Approved: 8/31/15                                     Received: 9/8/15

 

EAD

CIS Office : Hartford                                  Filed : 3/18/15

NOA : 3/25/15                                            Approved: 6/12/15

Received: 6/20/15

 

Removal of Conditions I-751

Filed: 8/14/17 at VSC                                 NOA: 8/15/17 Received 8/21 by mail

Biometrics: Dated: 8/25/17   Received 9/2/17   Appointment 9/11/17 

Approved: 10/23/18 -no interview

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They can and will hold the passport till the security clearance is done

they do not want you to travel in this time as that means additional information about traveling (what countries and dates , etc) 

and means more security checks would need to be done thus extending the time of the ds5535

 

there is a section here for the ds5535 

many are in this AP for a year 

read their posts and even write and ask them 

also a facebook posts about ds5535

and a Morocco facebook site for immigrants

 

but for now,  if you are patient,   you need to just wait it out 

BTW (means by the way)  we were 6 years from 1st K1 (2009) to getting our IR1 visa (2015)

Morocco is not easy

this process is not fast

immigration is not cheap

 

and when the ds5535 is finished,  if is completes satisfactorly,  you will be requried to have a new medical exam as the requirement to travel to the US must be done within 6 months of the medical

 

allah yekbel

 

 

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You can always ask for your Passport to be returned, people have lives to continue and AP can take time.


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