Hi,

I had my Consulate Interview on 1st March, 2017 in New Delhi. After my interview Consulate Officer handed me 221(g) form and asked for my passport, Original I-797, Original I-129, LCA and other documents.
On 23rd June, 2017 I received my passport back without stamped with a new 221(g) form only.

I received an email on 31st August,2017 to submit my passport for stamping. My visa was issued on 7th September, 2017 and I received my stamped passport at my pickup location on 11th September, 2017.
I received my passport only. My Original I-797 is still with US Embassy.

I have written multiple times to US Embassy about my Original I-797 and I am getting repetitive reply that they do not retain(keep) original documents once visa is issued and I should contact my petitioner. My Petitioner is in USA he doesn't have my Original I-797 neither he can provide me a duplicate copy right away.

Embassy has wasted my 25 weeks in inquiry and now this unnecessary delay is adding more to it.

I would appreciate if you can suggest me what can I do to get my original I-797 back from Embassy?