H1B Dropbox - November 2022


I had dropbox appointment on Nov 17,2022 in Mumbai Consulate. I submitted documents in Hyderabad on Nov 17, 2022.

November 19, 2022 - CEAC status shows application received.
November 30, 2022 - CEAC Status shows Approved
December 9, 2022 - CEAC status shows Refused. (Changed status from Approved to Refused). Below is the message.

A U.S. consular officer has adjudicated and refused your visa application. Please follow any instructions provided by the consular officer. If you were informed by the consular officer that your case was refused for administrative processing, your case will remain refused while undergoing such processing. You will receive another adjudication once such processing is complete. Please be advised that the processing time varies and that you will be contacted if additional information is needed. For more information, please visit TRAVEL.STATE.GOV or the website for the Embassy or Consulate at which you made your visa application.

For more information, please visit U.S. Consulate General Mumbai.

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