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Applied for b1/b2 visa with interview on 1st Nov 2012, got 221g pink slip.

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In March my case number appeared in the PDF and I was a again put on hold. Been close to 8 1/2 months that I am still under this administrative processing. Not sure what are my options.

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None. No options will work. You need to patiently wait until all security checks concerning your person are completed. It often takes close to a year or more (especially so if you've been named after your prophet and/or your last name is "Khan". )

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Thanks Giacomo. Yes, my last name is indeed Khan :(


waiting and praying for better.

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You can follow up with the Embassy, however, after a delay of 8 1/2 months, it appears unlikely that the Embassy will issue you a visitor's visa.

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