When you have had an immigrant visa petition approved by the Department of Homeland Security, but were denied the visa at the consulate interview, it can be frustrating.
It doesn’t make sense that one agency found you eligible for an immigrant visa, while the other did not. Especially when you need the approval of both.
The USCIS website provides a thorough explanation of what happens next if you find yourself in this situation. There are remedies, but the Petitioner must be vigilant and keep an eye on all timelines, particularly if they are requiring some response from you in order to continue the process.
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