Can I reinstate my registration (Family Based I-30)?
They decided to pursue their application now, but when we contacted the embassy we received this response :
Your case is under termination process as you have failed to pursue your immigrant visa application within one year of being advised of visa availability. Your application may be reinstated and any petition revalidated if, you can establish that your failure to pursue your immigrant visa application was due to circumstances beyond your control. You may send us an email to explain these circumstances that stopped you from pursuing your case. We will review it and inform you about the decision.
What are the chances are having this case reinstated (if it's possible at all)?
2 attorney answers
You will need to explain in detail why the interview had to be cancelled and show proof with hospital bills, medical reports, etc., as well as any other reasons. It is up to the discretion of the consulate on whether to permit the reinstatement of the application.
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You should consult with an attorney promptly to prepare a request to reinstate the petition. It would be important for your attorney to have a record of your father’s heart attack and any recovery treatment or physical therapy he participated in. An attorney may be able to explain the failure to attend the interview and have the petition reinstated, saving you the time, money, and hassle of filing a new petition.
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