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H1B Cap exempt question
Hi, I need help on below query.

I came back to India in 2020 before covid, but couldn't go back due to travel restrictions. In this time my H1b visa got expired and I switched job. Now I again want to go back to US. I understand that I will be cap exempt and need to find a sponsor but can someone tell me the whole process and what all docs are required for cap exempt process ?
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H1B drop box appointment after june 14th 2021
Hello,

DId anyone get H1B dropbox appointment (visa slot) after june 14th 2021.
please provide your inputs.
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DS-160 application is different in visa appointment
Hello team ,

Hope you are doing well..!!

Question : we booked interview slot for me (h1)and my spouse (h4) at Mumbai consulate however i made small mistake , I put the different ds-160 number in visa application for my spouse even though we have common DS-160 form(application ID)..

Will that be fine ? Or should I need to reschedule appointment and correct the profile for my spouse application id ?

Thank you ..!!
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H1b visa stamping in third nation
Are the US Consulates in Germany accepting visa applications from Indian passport holders for stamping? Please help
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221g Reply
Did anyone get the reply of 221G. I had attended the interview at NEW DELHI for H1B visa in APR-21 month. Submitted all the documents in APR-21 month itself. Did not hear anything from EMbassy.

Did anyone get the reply of 221g.
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221g reply
Hi All, I had given the interview in the APR-21 month at NEW DELHI. I got the blue slip 221g- request for more documents like the client letter. I had submitted all the documents by mail (given at 221g form). My case is not updated from their end, look like they did not touch it. Did anyone on the facing the same. I called the support India helpline number, they dont have more information like did the embassy received my document, did not get a satisfactory answer from helpline. The current case status is : "Administrative Processing".
Experienced folks , please advise me.
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H1B - H4 Dropbox Appointment - Question
Hello,

Back in April 2021 I scheduled a visa appointment at New Delhi for my H1B and my spouse's H4 visa renewal via drop box (both were eligible). The drop box is scheduled for July 2nd week at New Delhi. My spouse and kids travelled to India in May and my plan was to join them in July.

Unfortunately due to the travel ban I am finding it hard to convince my employer to go to India for my H1B drop box.

Is it possible for my spouse to attend the drop box appointment alone without me ? Or should we schedule another separate H4 drop box with a new bank receipt ? My spouse has all relevant I-797A copies from my H1B renewal.

Please advise.

Thanks,
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Expired H1B but has a valid i-797a - possible options in getting Visa Stamping from India
Our H1B and H4 was expired on March 2020 - We both now have I-797a that's valid till Feb 2023.

Could you advise me with my possible options in getting my new valid Visa stamped from India If we are able to visit India in mid August 2021 (for 2 months).

Whether I can still avail Drop Box facility even though the same Class Visa (same company) stamped from India previously was expired more than 12 months ago. ( is there any waiver now just like it was extended to 24 months last year?)
I can see that Mumbai US Consulate is opening on 7th June 2021 as per https://in.usembassy.gov/visas/immigrant-visas/ if that's the only US consulate opening, whether I can schedule an appointment there even though my closest / assigned US Consulate is Chennai.

Please advise/help me with all the possible options.
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H4 VISA DropBox @Hyderabad
Hi All,

My wife eligible for Drop Box and she submitted all the required document on 29th April 2021 in Hyderabad consulate, after that no update from consulate, verified status online still showing as Case received on 30th April. is their any delays in the visa stamping . could some one please help me out.
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H1B interview @New Delhi 221g Issued
Hi All,
Hope, you ll be good and doing well.
Interview date :02/Apr/2021
Interview :H1B
I have recently attended H1B interview. I waited around 30 minutes to talk officer. Other officer was checking I797,passport
Interview was fine, the lady asked me about the project,Salary, current designation.
She had issued 221g (Green slip) after completing the interview. The reason for looking below document.
1.recent client letter/contract/service and sow.
I had submitted all the documents with in 2 weeks. I got auto generated email for Delhi embassy. I have checked my case status at CEAC website. The status is An administrative progress. I am not sure, did the received my document. The last case update date is interview date. I have checked the status today but no update. Did anyone is facing same experience. Kindly tell me what should i do. Thanks in advance.
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