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L1B Blanket Visa
My L1B visa got approved today at the Singapore Embassy Of The United States Of America.

It lasted for 8 mins.

Here is what I have been asked:

How many applicants?
Who is the primary applicant?
What is your relationship?
Which company do you work for?
How many years are you working in your company?
Where are you going to the US?
How many years are you planning to work there?
What's your role?
What special skills you have that you are the only one going in the US?
What tools do you use? Is it a product or a service?
What does this tool do?
What is your father in law's name?
Have you visited the USA before?
When did you visit the USA last?
When was the first time you visited the US?
Have you worked there in the US before?
What visa did you visit US before?
Show me your old passport where B1 visa is shown.
What date you are married?

To my wife:
What's your mother in law's name?
How long have you been known to each other?
How did you meet?

And the golden words: I am approving your visa, good luck.

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L1 A visa approved with L2

Here are the questions for us:
1. How are you doing..
A: Doing good, thank you

2. Which company are you working for?
A: YYYY

3. How long have been working for this company?
A; X years

4. VO asked, is it for L1B that you applied for?
A: No, it is for L1A

5. With which VISA you visited US before?
A: B1

6. How long you stayed there in the last visit?
A: 1 week

7. So, you never had an L1 Visa?
A: No

8. How many people report to you ?
A: xx

9. How many will be reporting to you?
A: xx and I will be hiring more

10/ What is the title of the people reporting to you?
A: Answered as per mine

11. to my wife: How long you have been married?
A: She asnwered

12: what is both of your highest educationn
A: Answered

13: To my daughter: What is your age
A; Answered

Done, your visa is approved.

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L1B Individual Consulate Interview Regarding
L1B Individual filed with USCIS : 29-Aug-2019
RFE Received on : 09-Sept-2019
RFE Responded : 08-Nov-2019
Case Approved on : 21-Nov -2019

Processing Mode : Premium

I have now to schedule the date for Visa interview.

What are the possible interview questions. I have read through many experience throughout the forum. Still I Want some insights probably from Chennai Consulate experience.

What all are the important documents to be carried out for interview??

What are the chances of approval for L1B individual ? Does anyone has rejection experience from Consulate interview for L1B Individual??
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L1B Visa : Employer Original Exp Letter
I saw the below document requirement on ustraveldocs.com website. Can someone confirm, if this is an absolute requirement ?

"Original letters from current and previous employers detailing your position and projects you worked on and how long you worked with your employers. "
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L1b blanket
I have taken the date January 2020 first week for an interview, but now I want to add my wife for L2 can anyone help how can I add my details for the l2 interview.
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L1B specialised visa -premium processing
My case was approved yesterday and it feels pretty amazing!

Just thought this will help others as i know I was constantly worrying about time lines so...

Initial documents sent through premium processing - AUG 10th

RFE received- AUG 19th (was given until NOV 14 to respond)

Responded - NOV 12th (I recommend not leaving it this late as FEDEX had a system problem and I nearly missed the deadline)

Case approved - Nov 21st

Now I am waiting for the approval notice and to schedule an interview which I’m not sure how long this part takes.

I am happy to help anyone who needs help and also happy to hear other people’s experience on how long do I have to wait to get the approval notice and interview.

Also I highly recommend premium processing but you are also likely to receive an RFE from what my attorney old me.

Thanks 😊
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L1B
I am a QA lead with almost 12 years of experience.
My company is planning to process L1B now.
But my highest education qualification is BSc Physics.
But still I'm positioned in a good role and with good package.
I mean around 24L.
Also my companies US package is more than 120k dollars
and is also a reputed product based company.
Will I be in trouble at any case because of my qualification.
Suggestions please.
Let me know some precautions I should be aware of
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Need help
I am going for L1B interview next month. I am showing specialization on client product and also work at client location. can anyone help me like will it be a correct.
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L1B Approved
Here is what I went through...

Interview Time 9.15AM
Reached at around 8.45 and waited for 10 Mins before entering the Queue. Stayed @ThePark like all..

Keep 3 sets of I129S and I797 together or
you can keep 3 sets of I129 and 3 Sets of I797 separately.. I was a bit confused on this.

Security guy will anyway give those 3 I797 Docs back ..

Make sure You have the DD (I've seen a couple forgot their DD).
Mention your full name and Passport number on the DD backside
Pen Color doesn't matter.. I've used Black.

Moving to the next Building..
Queue again to submit the DD and get the fingerprints validated..

Takes around 30 mins for your turn to come for Interview..
(If your meeting your family members in US, get their VISA copy) A Doctor Couple before me don't have the VISA copy whom they are visiting in US. . but Approved anyway.

Here comes my Turn...

VO: Hello... Passport please..
Me: Hello Officer .. Good Morning... Here it is.... And passed the Docs as well.

VO: What is the Nature of your company
ME: Healthcare product manufacturing Sir...

VO: Is it a product company
ME: Yes Sir, Xxxx products manufacturing

VO: So you work as a scientist ?
Scientist ?????? My Eyes Blinked for a while...
ME: No Sir, I work as a Finance supply chain Consultant in IT.

VO: What is the technology you are into...
ME: Technology working and the modules if any

VO: Do you work on any customized tools
ME: Yes, Company specific Tools And told the Name...

VO: What will you do in US.
ME: Help Team in US in smoother transition from their existing Legacy applications into Diff Apps
And provide Knowledge Transfer to the Team in US on the customized tool mentioned Above.

Paused for a while Typing something....

VO: Your VISA is Approved and you will get your Passport in 2 days
Don't forget to take the Stamped I129S copies while you travel US. ....SMILES.....
ME: Tan Q Officer.... Smiles.....

All the Best Guys...!!!!
Keep it Simple.... I did tumble at first but managed to explain in simple Terms...

At the END... LUCK should work in your favour...
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L1B Approved
Date: 15/11/19 (Friday)
I went there in the morning. be there 15 minutes before, there is no point reaching too early .

Questions:
1) What is your designation? ** Lead ** Dev
2) Where are you going in US?
3) Same company ? ( yes)
4) What do you do ? (told)
5) Follow up question on my work (explained)
6) Your salary in US and India (told)

and then she said "Your visa is approved, Congrats on your new job"

Learning - while inside the room, you will hear other candidates, don't get influenced with the interviews that are going on. You will notice that some counselors are strict etc, Do not get influenced by that, stick to what you know and believe in your self. Understand what the L1B visa is for and whether or not your profile suits that.
GOOD LUCK everyone.
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