My f2 visa was denied twice. on the first note, the V.O didn't tell me why I was rejected but the second V.O told me my husband can't be my sponsor. Can i change my sponsor to be my brother and what is the likelihood of being approved?
1) who arranged your marrige
2) what is your spouse name
3) is he on opt ? Or cpt
A) he is on cpt, doing PhD and internship . Internship is the part of the course
4) can I see your marrige album
5) where did you get married
visa date: 6th june 2019
VO: when is your husband's visa renewal date?
Me: May 2020.
VO: how many universities did you apply?
Me: only 1 university-bowling green state univ.
VO: why did u apply only one univ?
Me: I have inquired before applying regarding other univ and met adviser of this univ and discussed my profile with him. i liked the course structure of this univ hence applied to this univ.
VO: Is your bachelors degree same as the masters course?
me: No it is different.
VO: when did u finish your bachelors?
VO: what did you do from then?
me: i was working with Accenture as software engineer for 2 years till 2018.
VO: Why did you leave your job and planning for masters?
me: i got married after that in 2018 so moved to US to accompany my husband. now planning for masters.
VO: who is sponsoring for studies?
Me: my father
VO: why not your husband is sponsoring?
Me: my husband will take care of my living expenses and my father will sponsor my tuition fee.
VO: what is your father? what is his income?
me: He is Govt. employee of salary xx lakhs rupees per annum
VO: Will that be sufficient for your studies?
Me: i have 20 lakhs of cash and 15lakhs of approved loan form canara bank in India.
VO: what is your gre score?
VO: do u have any backlogs in bachelors?
me: no i dont have any.
VO: is it collateral or non collateral loan?
me: i don't know the meaning of the term "collateral" could you ask in other terms. I can show you my financial documents if required.
VO: is it collateral or non collateral (asked for 3 more times)?
me: sorry i don't know
VO: sorry your visa cannot be approved.
i booked another slot for interview in Chennai. what to improve in my answers
Student F1 Visa rejected at Chennai, India consulate
Date: 08th July 2019
Counter no: 28
Slot: 10.45 am
Status: Rejected (214b)
Course: MS in CS,
University: Wright State University
I’ve reached the consulate by 10:30 am and was surprised to see a long queue. There were people standing from the earlier time slots. I was allowed to get into Q at 10:55 am.
After a lot of struggle, I was asked to join the line for the Interview inside at around 12.15 pm. The VO was in her late 30’s(Maybe) looks like American.
She has rejected H1B visa also before me with 214b
Me: Good Afternoon Officer.
VO: Please pass your passport along with I20
Me: Sure, here it is madam
VO: When did you graduate?
Me: I have graduated in the year 2015 from Electronics and Communication Engg.
VO: What have you been doing since then?
Me: I have been working as Senior Engineer at Sasken Technologies Ltd., Bengaluru.
VO: Why do you want to leave your current job and plan for Masters?
Me: I should have gone for Masters after my UG also but I thought of having industrial work exposure. So that I can know what exactly the industry is looking for. Over the course of 4 years, I have been doing testing, coding, and debugging the applications. Now I need to enhance my skills to become an Architect position in coming years. For achieving this I am planning Masters now.
VO: How many Universities you have applied.
Me: I have applied to 6 Universities, do you want to name them.
1. University of New Haven
2. Texas AnM Kingsville
3. Cal State San Bernardino
4. University of Missouri Kansas City
5. Texas AnM University-Commerce
6. Wright State University
Out of these I got rejected by UMKC and got 5/6 admits.
VO: Who's sponsoring your education.
Me: My Mother is sponsoring my education. She is a govt. servant and works for Govt. of AP.
VO: Have you taken any education loan?
Me: Yes, we have taken education loan from State Bank of India for 20 lakhs. And it's a secured loan.
VO: What's your mother annual income?
Me: Around 12 lakhs per annum. It is my father dream to pursue in the USA who is no more here. After graduation, I will come back to India to take care of my mother.
She kept on typing for more than 30 seconds and said
Sorry, you can't qualify for the VISA under section 214b.
Please give your valuable suggestions for the 2nd attempt.
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