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USMLE2109     05/22/2019 09:19 AM
 


Hello,
I recently secured an Internal Medicine Residency position in the US and applied for a J1 visa. My interview was in Delhi on 14 May 2019 and it got rejected. I was handed the 214 B letter and the officer said I violated the B1B2 visa, which I did not. My intent fo my previous travels to the US was for observerships, residency interviews, and CS exam. Has anyone had a similar experience? She did not take any documents except the DS2019 and my passport. I was not given a chance to present any documents. All questions were only about my observerships and why I spent so much time in the US. I am applying again but what are my chances and how I prepare better for the next interview?

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BLADI     05/24/2019 00:07 AM
 


Whilst one can use the B-1/B-2 for Observership program, the Embassy interpretation is you now used that as a stepping stone to score an internship and apply for a J-1 creating [DUAL INTENT] hence the denial.
How long did you state int he U.S with the B-2 visa?

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USMLE2109     05/24/2019 00:13 AM
 


I was there for 15 months over 3 years (20 weeksX 3 visits) But, this is what every single foreign doctor does in order to have US clinical experience to make themselves attractive to residency programs. It’s almost a pre requisite.
Do you have any advice on how I should present my case when I reapply?
  

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