What's the process for appealing my immigration visa denial?

Asked over 2 years ago - Franklin, TN

I'm not sure why I was denied, and don't know how to find out.


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  1. Wolf W Kaufmann

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    Answered . Visa application denials cannot be appealed. In some cases the denial of petitions, waivers or other supplemental things can be appealed. In visa cases, all that remains is to re-apply or seek consular review of the denial, which is completely discretionary and usually hopeless.

    Wolf W. Kaufmann
    Southern California Immigration Attorney
    www.wolfklaw.com
    951-710-3250

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  2. Jeffrey Adam Devore

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    Answered . What appellate options depend upon what type of visa you were applying for and where the application occurred. Consult with an experienced immigration attorney for case specific advice.

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    Jeffrey A. Devore, Esq.
    Board Certified Immigration Attorney
    Devore Law Group, P.A.
    2925 PGA Blvd., Suite 204
    Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
    Telephone: (561) 478-5353
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  3. Robert West

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    Answered . Where denied? Who petitioned you? You may not be able to appeal

  4. Neil Ian Fleischer

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    Answered . If you visa was denied at the US consulate you can not appeal. This is knownw as the doctricne of consular non review-ability

    You are using "terms of art" , so to obtain a clear answer, consult an attorney .

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    Neil I Fleischer (513) 977-4209 www.immigrate2usa.com Note: Neil Fleischer is an attorney licensed in the State... more

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