H1B visa interview –Latest Rejection 2015- Small consulting employer –No Client contract letter.
If your H1b Petitioner is from a small employer doing consulting Business and you are working in a clients place and you do not have a client letter do not go for a visa interview without the needed documents as recent experience by candidates working at clients place and who went for stamping without client letter have had rejections.
Recent interview details Hyderabad Consulate.
Visa interview April 2nd 2015
Vo: Good Morning
Me: Good Morning
Vo: provide me your passport and your H1b petition I797
Me: Provided all the documents.
VO: which client do you work ?provide me the client letter?
ME:I do not have the client letter as client has some legal constraints in providing the same, I do have my paystubs and work order from my Employer. Handed over those documents to VO.
- Which location you work? What’s your role and your Managers name at the clients place?
Me: told the same. VO took time looking at documents and also going across my company’s website I suppose.
- What software consulting do you do. Provide the details of your everyday duties and your job hours.
Me: Told my day to day duties at the clients place.
- What is the name of your Employers Manager? How often do you talk with him?
ME: Told the same. Again VO was looking at some stuff probably more details of my employer.
Vo. How many of your company employees work at the clients place?
ME: Told the same.
Vo: Was checking the documents and gave me 221G(White Color) to submit more documentation.
The 221G was for Client letter , My employer could not get the Client letter so all documents like my managers name ,my role and responsibilities, my paystubs,W2 , My clients managers Name and role ,detailed work order history was submitted.
On June 1st Received Below.
We must inform you that your case was refused under Section 221(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). Essentially, this section states that a visa cannot be issued to anyone whose application does not appear to the Consular officer to meet the requirements of the INA or of the regulations there under.
Based on the documents submitted by you and the information elicited in your visa interview with a Consular officer, we were not able to issue you an H-1B temporary work visa. In accordance with United States law and Department of State guidelines, action on your case has been suspended, and the I-129 Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker filed on your behalf was returned to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) with a memorandum explaining the facts of your case as presented to us at the time of interview.