Refused your visa application

  1. My friend appeared for the drop box on On Sep 18th in India, Hyderabad consulate
  2. Case Last Updated with below comments on 24-Sep-2020 in the https://ceac.state.gov/ceac/

Case Created: 21-Sep-2020
Case Last Updated: 24-Sep-2020

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 Hyderabad.

Question :-

  1. Please assist whether it is 221g or denial or any other status
  2. Any one faced similar kind of issue?

Wanted to check, Did your friend qualify for exception from president proclamation?

He got dates with drop box option with out any emergency request