I am a Research and Development Engineer for a reputed product company in Bangalore and have been working for 4 years and 5 months to be exact. I am 26 years old and not married. My family(parents and sister) is settled in Bangalore since 1990. I earn around 56k per month and have a decent bank balance(upwards of 10L). I was rejected with 214b intent to immigrate. This is how my interview went:-
CO:- Good morning. Can I have your passport?
Me:- Good morning sir. (Passed the passport to him).
CO:- So why do you want to visit the US sir?
Me:- I want to visit the US for my vacation and spend my Christmas and New Years Eve there.
CO:- Are you working with XYZ?
Me:- Yes. I work with XYZ.
CO:- How long have you been working with XYZ?
Me:- I have been working with them for 4 years and 5 months.
CO:- Is this your first international trip?
Me:- Yes. This is my first international trip.
CO:- Where will you be staying in the US?
Me:- I will be staying in San Jose.
CO:- With whom will you be staying?
Me:- I will be staying with my friend <Friend's name>.
CO:- I am sorry sir. I will not be able to approve your visa. (Handed me the passport with the 214b form).
I am sorry.
May I know why I was rejected? I don't exactly know what was controversial or unacceptable in what I said. I answered the questions to the point. None of my documents were checked. I had my employment letter, leave certificate letter, ITR of last 3 years, Bank statement, International Credit card, I was going to stay with my friend in San Jose. I even had her payslips and have mentioned her address as well in the DS-160. I have my flights booked for the 21st of December and also have the return ticket date. I even mentioned that in the DS-160.
I would like to try re-applying with perhaps more documentation. Could you please suggest any documents that I could add to prove the fact that I have no intention to visit the US except tourism.
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