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Incorrect H1B Visa stamping - Hyderabad Consulate
I received my passport with incorrect H1B visa stamping (stamping done at Hyderabad consulate) - the Employer name, P# and PED printed on my stamped page is that of my husband's and not mine. I raised a case with [email protected] on March 9th, and I haven't received any response on the next steps yet.

Our (my and my husband's) drop box appointment was on Feb 21st, I received incorrectly stamped passport on Mar 9th, my husband has not received his passport yet (status shows visa approved though), and we do not have the next steps or ETA yet. We fly back on Mar 18th (which doesn't look like will happen now) due to this delay. My son (9 year old; US citizen) will miss his school, my husband and I will be unable to start our work as planned, not to mention the flight ticket cost due to cancel/reschedule.

Called the support number (022 62011000) for status update on the case and the only response we are getting is that the case has been escalated to the relevant department and we need to wait for them to revert with next steps.

This has been extremely frustrating and we still do not know our tentative travel back date.

Does anyone know an escalation route that can get this expedited, or a Consulate contact so that we are able to connect to the Consulate directly. If you have been in a similar situation, how long did the resolution take for you?

Many thanks,
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EB and EB3 Visa Sponsor
I am having tough time finding sources on the internet for EB2 and EB3 Job offers or lisitings. appreicate help. Thanks,.
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Snowstack LLC fraud company
Snowstack LLC based in charlotte, kansas, texas don't join this company, the management are fraudsters, womanizers and a bunch of money hungry leeches, they are encouraging people for *** government documents for their selfish reasons and will let go you and say that you are responsible for it if you get caught. Everything they say are bunch of lies.
Please never join and share this info
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H4 experience in Delhi
At Dropbox metro location(shivaji stadium) there is a long line outside, because it’s not just center for US visa but for a lot of other countries too.
Women are not subject to line, they can just get into front and get in (which was nice for me). The guards are very respectful and do a good job managing the line. My male readers be a bit patient, it will take you 30 minutes to get in and go in through security. For female it takes around 10 minutes. (Bring sunglasses and water, can be very hot outside)
Get to US Dropbox counter 15-20 minutes prior else they will ask you to leave and come back when it’s time. If you get there early, try some restraunts upstairs, there is also a waiting area.

The people at Dropbox are generally very helpful and through. Lastly read the document requirements very clearly and make sure your photos are as per specification.

Feb 1 - dropped documents
Feb 8 - passport ready for pickup

Small comment from my husband -
If you are coming from US after a long time (specially male) the line can be a bit overwhelming, but don’t worry it’s part of experience, it will be much easier if you talk to people around you, he met few people and ended up hanging out with them later, May be you will make few friends.

Hope this was helpful.
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POE experience/question

I have a valid H1B visa (stamped from Toronto in March 2022) which I used to re-enter after approval and again in May 2022 after a trip to India. In November, I re-entered on the same visa (with the same job/salary/etc) after a trip to Portugal but this time, the immigration officer asked to see recent paystubs after asking me what I did. This is the very first time I've been asked for paystubs when re-entering the country in the ~8 years I've traveled on H1B visas. After showing him my paystubs, he waved me in and my I-94 corresponds to the date of my visa validity.

My question is this: I'm traveling again in April to Germany--does this experience mean something was flagged or was it just a random event/due diligence?

Any advice would be helpful.
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H4 dropbox in Toronto , Timeline
Hello all,

I applied for my H4 visa from Toronto consulate, I am holding a Canadian PR and my spouse in on his H1B.
6th Feb : Mailed Documents

7th Feb : Received by the consulate , Showed "No Status on tracking DS-160"

25th Feb: Status changed to "Application Received"

28th Feb: Status - Refused (Missed out on sending my husbands appointment confirmation)

3rd March- Received an email from consulate to send the appointment confirmation for primary applicant's visa , Sent on same day (via email)

3rd March - Status- Approved

7th March - Issued

Thank you
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visa stamping / Documents submission / dropbox for change of employer experience (Bangalore VAC)
Location: Bangalore VAC ( Gopalan innovation mall)

Booked appointment for Kolkata VAC but went to Bangalore VAC ( Gopalan mall )
12:15 pm appointment
Allowed to enter queue at 11:50 am

Wait time is 1 hour 20 mins inside the office due to huge No of applicants but document verification took less than 5 mins.

======== Documents asked ========
CGI/ visa stamping appointment copy
Ds160 confirmation page copy
i797 - 1st paper copy of current company
i797 - 1st paper copy of old company
employment verification letter from current company
1 us visa Photo ( 2X2 inches )
Paid 650 rupees (Only accepts Cash)

After scanning everything and verifying, I have been told that I will get my stamped passport after 2 or 3 weeks to home address.

Need to pay 650 again while collecting passport from courier services


Extra documents ( better to have )
Recent paystubs
I129/LCA documents
US VISA stamped copy
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H1B Stamping Ottawa - PR Status

I hold a Canadian PR and did soft-landing on Jan 13, 2023.

Jan 16: Sent H1B Docs via Dropbox to Ottawa

Jan 23 : Docs Received

Jan 26 : Status changed to REFUSED and asked for an Interview. First Slot Available was in May

Kept checking for slot availability during different times of the day and finally able to reschedule to Feb 10

Feb 10 : Reached Ottawa Consulate.

Consulate Experience :

It was pretty cold that day and I waited for 10 - 15 min outside the embassy. Try not to carry any backpacks as that would slow you down during security screening. Semi Formal Attire .. no one was wearing suits.

First Counter checked my PR status (Gave CoPR), Passport Photos and Expiry of Passport.

Second Counter took finger prints and was told to wait in line.

Third Counter

VO : What is your status in Canada ? Copy of all I 797 ? Which company you work for and what's your role ? Tax Returns of Last few years ? Highest Degree ? Old Passport ?

Visa Approved and you will receive it in a week.

Feb 11: Status changed to Approved

Feb 13: Status changed to Issued

Feb 16 : Received Passport.
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Anyone travelled from USA to Toronto for H1b stamping
Anyone recently got h1b stamping in Toronto. We have interview on march1. Trying to know how long it takes for the passport to get returned.
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H4 Dependent working in India , but need to travel USA

My wife currently working in India. Planning to apply for H4 visa .
is she need to quit job and then go for stamping or while working itself she can go for stamping .
anyhow she will quit job before her travel . Just wanted to know does she need to quit or not before going for stamping
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