You will make an appointment with the consulate ahead of time, and go in that day for your visa. They will probably tell you that day whether or not you have been approved for your nonimmigrant visa. If you are approved, it will take about a week to process the visa.
If you are put into administrative processing, they want to check on either some type of security clearance and verify that the application is correct. The process can take up to three months.
If you are going back for an immigrant visa and you are going to process it at the consulate, it should also take a short period of time.
Each consulate has their own rules, and it is important to go over those rules with your immigration lawyer to make sure that you are ready for your visa interview.
Obtaining a Green Card is one of the most exciting, and reassuring parts of the immigration process. However, it is perfectly normal to feel a bit unsettled while you wait to hear whether you may obtain a Green Card or not. If you are someone who has submitted their application… Read More
TPS is something that many non-citizens are grateful to obtain, as it protects them from any unsafe conditions in their home country. Recently, USCIS has recently extended TPS designation for six countries, allowing certain people to remain in the United States for a longer period of time than originally expected.… Read More
Naturalization, or citizenship, is the goal of nearly all immigrants who make their way into the United States. However, full citizenship can feel out of reach for many, so when the opportunity finally arises, immigrants are often overjoyed and feel they can finally take a deep breath and relax here… Read More