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Is anyone else sitting in Administrative processing and waiting?  We have been waiting more than 7 months through the American consulate in administrative processing. My husband's medical exam expired a month ago. Nothing has been updated in the website for 3 months.  I can't get an answer from anyone at the consulate of Morocco.  My state senator got involved because nothing is happening. If there is any information, please help me.

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14 minutes ago, Asmae said:

Is anyone else sitting in Administrative processing and waiting?  We have been waiting more than 7 months through the American consulate in administrative processing. My husband's medical exam expired a month ago. Nothing has been updated in the website for 3 months.  I can't get an answer from anyone at the consulate of Morocco.  My state senator got involved because nothing is happening. If there is any information, please help me.

There are many people stuck in AP just like you are. There isn't really anything to but do just wait.

Nobody knows how much time this will take. And, nobody will be able to give you any answers/info either. This is the sad fact.

Your husband will just have to redo the medicals when the visa is approved.

I am waiting myself for 3 months now.

Edited by suhridkhan

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Just search top right corner of the screen in the search bar for "AP" or "AP Morocco" and you'll find countless threads from there and a lot of other places.

 

AP is open ended, can be 2-3 days, 2-3 weeks, 2-3 months, or even years.  Yes years. It can't be bypassed or expedited. And while you can contact a congress person/representative.. they can not make the embassy do anything, merely "nudge" them.

 

AP is over once the embassy is done with it's security/background checks, verification of documents, ect. It isn't entirely the embassy dragging there feet, it's also the inability to find the information they need from the home country. It goes hand in hand.

 

Only way out of AP really is a "writ of mandamus" which essentially forces the embassy to make a decision on the visa, but generally as far as I know it causes a denial as the embassy did not finish their process. So kind of pointless.


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07/08/2016 : NOA 1 Received

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There are many waiting since last year and at least one from 2017

when they do notifiy you ,  a new medical and interview will be needed

 

Did you have to fill out the ds 5535?   that is adding a year to the process

contacting Congressman is not a help

just need a lot and i mean a lot of patience

 

you write husband but site says K1

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you don't have to fill out any papers

i asked if they gave out the ds5535 at the embassy interview for additional security checs

if you were given that form it would have meant about a year of waiting

and you still say husband?

is this a K1 or CR1?

are they thinking you are married as he refers to you as his wife?

and they are looking thru moroccan files to see if there is a marriage?

 

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Sounds like they got married and the K1 is defunct.


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Moved from Process & Procedures to Progress Reports.


Our journey:

Spoiler

September 2007: Met online via social networking site (MySpace); began exchanging messages.
March 26, 2009: We become a couple!
September 10, 2009: Arrived for first meeting in-person!
June 17, 2010: Arrived for second in-person meeting and start of travel together to other areas of China!
June 21, 2010: Engaged!!!
September 1, 2010: Switched course from K1 to CR-1
December 8, 2010: Wedding date set; it will be on February 18, 2011!
February 9, 2011: Depart for China
February 11, 2011: Registered for marriage in Wuhan, officially married!!!
February 18, 2011: Wedding ceremony in Shiyan!!!
April 22, 2011: Mailed I-130 to Chicago
April 28, 2011: Received NOA1 via text/email, file routed to CSC (priority date April 25th)
April 29, 2011: Updated
May 3, 2011: Received NOA1 hardcopy in mail
July 26, 2011: Received NOA2 via text/email!!!
July 30, 2011: Received NOA2 hardcopy in mail
August 8, 2011: NVC received file
September 1, 2011: NVC case number assigned
September 2, 2011: AOS invoice received, OPTIN email for EP sent
September 7, 2011: Paid AOS bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 9, 2011)
September 8, 2011: OPTIN email accepted, GZO number assigned
September 10, 2011: Emailed AOS package
September 12, 2011: IV bill invoiced
September 13, 2011: Paid IV bill (payment portal showed PAID on September 14, 2011)
September 14, 2011: Emailed IV package
October 3, 2011: Emailed checklist response (checklist generated due to typo on Form DS-230)
October 6, 2011: Case complete at NVC
November 10, 2011: Interview - APPROVED!!!
December 7, 2011: POE - Sea-Tac Airport

September 17, 2013: Mailed I-751 to CSC

September 23, 2013: Received NOA1 in mail (receipt date September 19th)

October 16, 2013: Biometrics Appointment

January 28, 2014: Production of new Green Card ordered

February 3, 2014: New Green Card received; done with USCIS until fall of 2023*

 

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16 hours ago, Asmae said:

We are legally married in Morocco, visa journey has not updated. We did the CR visa process. Yes he had to fill out the form at the interview. I just asked him this question. Sorry for confusion.

you need to update it in your profile

 

incha allah 

hope goes well

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From what I have seen, Morocco takes a while to approve/deny petitions and cases are stuck in AP for a long time before a decision gets made.


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we applied in Sep of 2017, my husband had his interview in Sep of 2018, we are in AP and it's been 9 months with ABSOLUTELY NO WORD from the Consulate General's Office. I send an email every month and my Senator has put an inquiry in as well....NOTHING. This office does not believe in providing any information to anyone. They don't allow you to speak to anyone and they don't even tell you where in the timeline you are (obviously understanding that they can't give you a date).

It's sadly not run like a Govt Agency so patience is all you've got!

Edited by SoCalGirl

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