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Old 05-05-2011
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I went for b1/b2 visa yesterday at Hyderabad consulate(India) and many questions were asked. I replied with suitable answers. (I'm married, working, ...etc )
she asked me about step 1, I said I am going to take in India.
she said she is refusing visa as I don't have step 1 score .....

I have step 1 scheduled at end of July.
then it would take 4 months to get step1 score.
I have heard that step1 is not being asked these days. So why now?
should I re apply saying that I would take step 1 in USA along with step2 cs ...as I have to meet the September deadline .???
pls advise
suggest any other way to get visa .
one more procedural error was my lawyer ticked b2 visa on vfs and mentioned purpose as tourist. no mention was made of step 2 cs in ds 160. Did this affected my chances . should I rectify this by reapplying for B1 .
thank you
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Old 05-09-2011
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Well I also hired a lawyer for my visa B1/B2 application . MY LAWYER TOLD ME ONE THING AND ONE THING ONLY , THAT ONLY APPLY WHEN YOU HAVE GOT BOTH YOUR STEP1 N STEP2CK RESULTS , ( as i am from Pakistan so a lot of Pakistanis are being rejected on the basis that they haven't taken their steps,)
And it doesn't really make a difference whether you tick B1 or B2.
Well I know ppl who got their visa even without their steps score, but things are changing fast.
I would advise you to consult your Lawyer again ,
and don't get discouraged, keep your hopes high
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Old 09-23-2011
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I went for b1/b2 visa yesterday at Hyderabad consulate(India) and many questions were asked. I replied with suitable answers. (I'm married, working, ...etc )
she asked me about step 1, I said I am going to take in India.
she said she is refusing visa as I don't have step 1 score .....

I have step 1 scheduled at end of July.
then it would take 4 months to get step1 score.
I have heard that step1 is not being asked these days. So why now?
should I re apply saying that I would take step 1 in USA along with step2 cs ...as I have to meet the September deadline .???
pls advise
suggest any other way to get visa .
one more procedural error was my lawyer ticked b2 visa on vfs and mentioned purpose as tourist. no mention was made of step 2 cs in ds 160. Did this affected my chances . should I rectify this by reapplying for B1 .
thank you

My friend got CS 10yr b1/b2 visa with NO step-1 and ck scores. gave cs 1st after getting 10yr visa. His VO is male and got convinced with september 1st application and also with step-1 exam in july after giving cs just similar to your situation. Same explanation,same consulate but you dint get visa and he got visa. He took along with him ecfmg FAQ stating that Any exam can be given by students in any order. Then VO got convinced...It also depends on way of answering, way of convincing etc...VO are trained persons...anyone can get visa..its also luck sometimes but mainly our way of preparation for facing Interview. NO scores are required for getting CS visa but you know step scores of step-1/ck can also NOT guarantee visa...so its all pure Interview process which determines visa...GL...what is ur status now..gave steps..wht is the score? All the best
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Old 09-24-2011
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same hyderabad...he asked step 1 score i gave it . he did not ask about step2 . said u will get passport in a week that all. waiting what i will get
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I went for b1/b2 visa yesterday at Hyderabad consulate(India) and many questions were asked. I replied with suitable answers. (I'm married, working, ...etc )
she asked me about step 1, I said I am going to take in India.
she said she is refusing visa as I don't have step 1 score .....

I have step 1 scheduled at end of July.
then it would take 4 months to get step1 score.
I have heard that step1 is not being asked these days. So why now?
should I re apply saying that I would take step 1 in USA along with step2 cs ...as I have to meet the September deadline .???
pls advise
suggest any other way to get visa .
one more procedural error was my lawyer ticked b2 visa on vfs and mentioned purpose as tourist. no mention was made of step 2 cs in ds 160. Did this affected my chances . should I rectify this by reapplying for B1 .
thank you


Hi
I am in a similar situation. Can you tell me what did you do? Did you get the visa?
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my friend was also denied for the same reason last May, but with a score report in hand by December, she was given 10yr multiple entry to take the CS. She has never been to the US, and has travelled only once outside the country. However, She has strong ties I guess, because she showed she has been employed for a year at a moonlighting hospital and also declared her parents to be the sponsor of her trip.
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my friend was also denied for the same reason last May, but with a score report in hand by December, she was given 10yr multiple entry to take the CS. She has never been to the US, and has travelled only once outside the country. However, She has strong ties I guess, because she showed she has been employed for a year at a moonlighting hospital and also declared her parents to be the sponsor of her trip.
hey thanks for replying.. can you tell me which score was it? step 1? did she re-apply with both the scores?
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