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Nonimmigrant Visa Waiver of Ineligibility Application

Old Jul 26th 2019, 11:51 am
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Originally Posted by materialcontroller
I'm surprised that you haven't been told the reason for the refusal. Normally, the letter you are sent should at least indicate which section of the INA the refusal falls under.

What you do now is accept that he cannot travel to the USA in the short to medium term future and simply get on with the rest of your life. There are no hard and fast rules about this (deliberately so), but I don't think it's even worth attempting a further application for at least another five years or more.
Thanks for your response, I have emailed them to ask if they can tell me the reason as it doesn't state it and we would like to know if it's simply a case of not enough time.
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Old Jul 26th 2019, 11:54 am
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Thanks for your response, I have emailed them to ask if they can tell me the reason as it doesn't state it and we would like to know if it's simply a case of not enough time.
So the letter you received didn't state "Refused under INA 214(b)" or anything similar? That's unusual, because AFAIK you would normally be told the reason for a visa denial.
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Old Jul 26th 2019, 12:04 pm
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It won't let me post his letter as an attachment or a picture but it literally says 'Having recommended your case to DHS for a waiver of your ineligibility, DHS has disapproved our request and decided not to grant you a waiver. This means you will not be receiving a non-immigrant visa at this time. I regret we could not grant your request.'
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Originally Posted by Claraclack
It won't let me post his letter as an attachment or a picture but it literally says 'Having recommended your case to DHS for a waiver of your ineligibility, DHS has disapproved our request and decided not to grant you a waiver. This means you will not be receiving a non-immigrant visa at this time. I regret we could not grant your request.'
Ah OK, I'm sorry I misunderstood. I doubt you will be given a reason for the DHS not agreeing to the State Dept recommendation for a waiver, but please come back and let us know how the consulate respond. Good luck.
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Old Aug 3rd 2019, 1:06 pm
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Hi peeps
i applied for a visa waiver in June. Was sent away and asked to provide a statement of my 21 year old conviction and a police certificate from India and gp letter explaining my medical conditions as I’m unemployed due to ill health. The officer did not ask to see my savings account where I had more than enough money to travel. They refused my visa saying I failed to show ties to this country so no waiver. How do I prove that and how long before I should reapply ?
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Old Aug 7th 2019, 8:46 pm
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For anybody waiting..... we had the appointment end May and recommended for a waiver of ineligibility. Just under 10 weeks from the appointment to receiving the Visa. We expected 6 months and for it to be touch and go whether it was back in time for our December holiday so wanted to let those of you checking your email daily like we were that it was not half as bad as we thought. Good luck to those waiting.
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Old Aug 9th 2019, 2:44 pm
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For anybody waiting..... we had the appointment end May and recommended for a waiver of ineligibility. Just under 10 weeks from the appointment to receiving the Visa. We expected 6 months and for it to be touch and go whether it was back in time for our December holiday so wanted to let those of you checking your email daily like we were that it was not half as bad as we thought. Good luck to those waiting.
Hi, this is really great news for you. I know how stressful the no knowing is. I am also waiting on mine. May I ask why you were found ineligible to see if it’s a similar thing to mine? Also was this the London office you had your interview appointment at? How long did it take to get your passport back once you sent it in? Sorry lots of questions!
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Old Aug 9th 2019, 2:47 pm
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Hi, this is really great news for you. I know how stressful the no knowing is. I am also waiting on mine. May I ask why you were found ineligible to see if it’s a similar thing to mine? Also was this the London office you had your interview appointment at? How long did it take to get your passport back once you sent it in? Sorry lots of questions!
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Old Aug 9th 2019, 3:01 pm
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Hi, this is really great news for you. I know how stressful the no knowing is. I am also waiting on mine. May I ask why you were found ineligible to see if it’s a similar thing to mine? Also was this the London office you had your interview appointment at? How long did it take to get your passport back once you sent it in? Sorry lots of questions!

Hi

It was a historic theft conviction from 20plus years ago. It was London that we applied at. Posted it via royal mail special delivery on the Friday and came back a week on the Monday so about a week really.
hope you hear something soon
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Old Aug 13th 2019, 11:06 am
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Arrived in the Florida last Friday and was referred to secondary inspection due to a problem with my fingerprints but I was only in there for about 5 minutes, funny thing is they never checked my fingerprints again.
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Old Aug 13th 2019, 3:54 pm
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Arrived in the Florida last Friday and was referred to secondary inspection due to a problem with my fingerprints but I was only in there for about 5 minutes, funny thing is they never checked my fingerprints again.
It's not your finger prints. The First Inspection officer gets a pretty generic error message whenever someone with a waiver goes through, which essentially says this person cannot be processed, move to secondary. You'll experience this every time you go through immigration into the US.
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Old Aug 29th 2019, 7:33 am
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Has any one had their waivers approved lately? How long did it take? Waiting for mine, it’s been 6 weeks so far and I travel in 5 weeks so now starting to panic!
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Old Aug 29th 2019, 2:42 pm
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Has any one had their waivers approved lately? How long did it take? Waiting for mine, it’s been 6 weeks so far and I travel in 5 weeks so now starting to panic!
11 weeks is cutting it incredibly fine. That's about the very fastest we see around here and it's by far the minority. Whilst waivers do seem to be coming through a bit quicker than they have historically, the standard advice is expect a 6 month decision timeline plus processing time so don't travel less than 7-8 months in advance.
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Old Sep 20th 2019, 5:19 pm
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Just to update you all on processing times.
I applied and booked my VISA interview on 29th June, had my Interview on 17th July where I was recommended for a waiver of ineligibility and on 17th September I had my email from the VISA office asking to submit my passport for VISA issue. So 2 months exactly which is great news, passport was sent yesterday so we will see how long that takes. Does anyone know roughly how long? I chose the DX courier service option?
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Originally Posted by gmatthews83
Just to update you all on processing times.
I applied and booked my VISA interview on 29th June, had my Interview on 17th July where I was recommended for a waiver of ineligibility and on 17th September I had my email from the VISA office asking to submit my passport for VISA issue. So 2 months exactly which is great news, passport was sent yesterday so we will see how long that takes. Does anyone know roughly how long? I chose the DX courier service option?
Husbands came back within 2 weeks.
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