Graduated in May 2018.
OPT Start Date - July 2nd, 2018
OPT End Date - July 1st, 2018
H1 Approved Date - May 5th, 2019
Cap Gap Period - July 2nd to Sep 30th, 2019
H1 Start Date- October 1st, 2019
Towards the end of my OPT, my company had applied for my H1 and it had been approved in May. Around same time I had alos applied for a STEM extension which got approved someitme after July 2019. So I was on cap gap between July to October 2019.
I work full time for an employer in Dallas.
Bio Metrics on Feb 11th Chennai.
Consulate interview on Feb 12th Chennai. I received a 221g slip for admin processing because the officer wanted to verify my SEVIS history while I was on F1 status.
3. Did you go out of SEVIS status while I was a student on F1 ?
4. When did you graduate and when did you start your OPT and when did it end ?
After these questions, he said that he is placing it for admin processing. It might take 2 weeks. but mostly it should be done within 2 weeks. He said that he doesnt need any documents from me. This will be verified in the U.S and he cant verify it here.
I understand this is normal but the way he asked me questions about F1 status took me by surprise during the interview and left me puzzled to some extent.
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