I797 taken during visa interview

Amazon / Engfnurhfjgi
May 13 6 Comments

A friend of mine recently appeared for his H1B visa extension interview and the interviewer kept his I797 along with the passport. Now his status when checked online shows up as administrative processing. Did anyone face similar situation? If so, how long did it take to get the passport?
Location : Vancouver.


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TOP 6 Comments
  • Facebook FlGo46
    Same, second business day, status turned to visa issued
    May 130
  • Yahoo gabdu
    Your friend is stuck into “221G administrative processing “.
    May 130
  • Yahoo gabdu
    But typically if they keep passport and I797 it’s a good sign.
    May 131
  • Lyft DenC84
    This is pretty normal.
    May 130
  • Yahoo gabdu
    It may take anywhere from 2 days to an year. One year if your friend’s name is Mohammad Khan.
    May 130

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