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  1. kalyan_chakri31

    How to change H1 Visa appointment with new passport number

    Hi simplysune...i am in a similar situation. can you provide an update please did you go to your visa interview?
  2. kalyan_chakri31

    Calling all Toronto 221Gs

    here is my case summary Interview @Toronto. Given 221G (yellow) - admin processing VO took 797a original and resume. I suspect it TAL but I'm not sure Update#1 on Oct 16 2013 - first time in 35 days case update date changed to current date 16th October 2013 - still shows as AP Update#2 on Oct 17 2013 - the case update date changed to 17th October 2013 - still shows as AP Update#3 - got clearance email on Oct 31 2013 - asked me to submit the passport "in person" on a Tuesday or Thursday. I submitted the passport on Nov 5 2013 and got it back on Nov 7 2013. Drove back to USA the same night. interview date: September 11 2013 - got 221G yellow, VO took resume and I797 CEAC website update: Oct 16 & 17 Clearance email: Oct 31 PP submitted: Nov 5 (email said me to submit the PP in person on a Tuesday or Thursday) PP collected: Nov 7 - drove back to USA the same night I was in the same boat as you are now. My only comment will be that there is nothing we can do about it. So just wait and try to have fun :) Wish you all good luck
  3. kalyan_chakri31

    Calling all Toronto 221Gs

    @bi - yes it came from that id...saying they can conclude my application, asking me to appear in person within 90 days. also mentioned that it will take 1 work week! @justin - my guess would be, when consulate complete the paperwork for loomis to pick up then it will change to issued. reading some earlier posts it looks like by the time the status on ceac website changes to "issued" you can actually collect your passport...a guy like me might as well reach home i guess :P ...as i told u all before the ceac website is a useless update if it means nothing @cukegene - thanks mate...it was my b'day gift from the consulate :) ... i sincerely wish all of you get your clearances very soon. @mav: thanks mate...3 days ago a friend suggested me that i was thinking way too much and asked me to stay low...i felt he was correct and logged out 3 days ago and didnt post anything from then.... but when i saw i got my clearance i wanted to share with you guys as it would be a sign of relief for you guys too...he suggested me today to post it on the forum so it will bring some hopes to ppl who are still waiting... i will post the timeline once i get my passport back! thanks all - just sit tight and hope for the best.
  4. kalyan_chakri31

    Calling all Toronto 221Gs

    @justin - it is and it will be 'administrative processing' until the passport is ready to be picked up by loomis. i think printing the visa, sticking it on the passport and arranging the paperwork for shipping is also administrative processing my ceac date changed to 31 oct though ...idk when it did but it did changed
  5. kalyan_chakri31

    Calling all Toronto 221Gs

    All: yesterday at 4:59 PM i got the clearance email. i am told to appear in person at the consulate on any Tuesday or Thursday between 1 and 2:30 before 90 days from the receipt of email. i sincerely wish everyone of you get the email soon.... i for sure understand how hard and painful it is.... but dont loose hope. just relax and try to have fun ... all the best! :)
  6. kalyan_chakri31

    Calling all Toronto 221Gs

    yes i did get a reply - a good for nothing email.... it says its still pending any update on your side?
  7. kalyan_chakri31

    H1B Stamping at Toronto,ON,Canada

    guys - please post your experience after your interview ....good luck
  8. kalyan_chakri31

    Calling all Toronto 221Gs

    okay..i have added you in the list now...also i have another candidate who posted a new thread today...the TOTAL COUNT SO FAR IS 19. 19 people are struck waiting for update/clearance as of today....this is just from murthy and one other forum...we dont know how many more are out there....this is ridiculous and very sad! Profile ID City 221G Color Interview date Case Completion date Passport with VO/Candidate Wait time amirferoz Toronto Yellow 3/18/2013 10/1/2013 Candidate 197 josephsn Toronto Yellow 4/8/2013 5/3/2013 Candidate 25 saladin2012 Toronto Yellow 5/1/2013 9/4/2013 Candidate 126 prithvik Toronto Yellow 6/17/2013 8/21/2013 Candidate 65 Earnest Toronto Green 7/29/2013 9/14/2013 Candidate 47 univer959595 Toronto Yellow 8/8/2013 9/18/2013 Candidate 41 Senthil Toronto Yellow 9/4/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! Donskee Toronto White 9/9/2013 case open VO #VALUE! kalyan_chakri31 Toronto Yellow 9/11/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! Vivek Toronto Yellow 9/19/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! Raghu Toronto Green 9/23/2013 10/23/2013 Candidate 30 Ramesh Toronto Green 9/23/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! maverick.dexter Toronto Green 9/24/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! justin9 Toronto Yellow 9/25/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! Visa member Toronto Yellow 9/25/2013 9/27/2013 VO 2 f1studentOPT Toronto Yellow 9/25/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! chavvavijay Toronto Green 9/30/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! NIVApplicant Toronto 9/30/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! kiran335 Toronto Yellow 10/2/2013 10/3/2013 Candidate 16 cukegene Toronto Yellow 10/2/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! smuppala02 Toronto Green 10/7/2013 case open Candidate ravi6775 Toronto Yellow 10/8/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! bi2013 Toronto Green 10/9/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! Sneha12 Toronto Green 10/15/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! Shrav1 (also t2v) Toronto Yellow 10/15/2013 10/24/2013 VO 9 uppuluriv Toronto 10/21/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! heuristix Toronto Blue 10/24/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! manoh1b Toronto Green 10/28/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE!
  9. there are a bunch of people in the similar situation...the earliest so far recognized is Sept 4th who is still waiting... please follow my thread "calling all Toronto 221Gs" for list of people waiting.
  10. kalyan_chakri31

    Calling all Toronto 221Gs

    were you not given any form?
  11. kalyan_chakri31

    Calling all Toronto 221Gs

    Profile ID City 221G Color Interview date Case Completion date Passport with VO/Candidate Wait time amirferoz Toronto Yellow 3/18/2013 10/1/2013 Candidate 197 josephsn Toronto Yellow 4/8/2013 5/3/2013 Candidate 25 saladin2012 Toronto Yellow 5/1/2013 9/4/2013 Candidate 126 prithvik Toronto Yellow 6/17/2013 8/21/2013 Candidate 65 Earnest Toronto Green 7/29/2013 9/14/2013 Candidate 47 univer959595 Toronto Yellow 8/8/2013 9/18/2013 Candidate 41 Senthil Toronto Yellow 9/4/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! Donskee Toronto White 9/9/2013 case open VO #VALUE! kalyan_chakri31Toronto Yellow 9/11/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! Vivek Toronto Yellow 9/19/2013 case open Candidate Raghu Toronto Green 9/23/2013 10/23/2013 Candidate 30 Ramesh Toronto Green 9/23/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! maverick.dexterToronto Green 9/24/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! justin9 Toronto Yellow 9/25/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! Visa member Toronto Yellow 9/25/2013 9/27/2013 VO 2 chavvavijay Toronto Green 9/30/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! NIVApplicant Toronto 9/30/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! kiran335 Toronto Yellow 10/2/2013 10/3/2013 Candidate 16 cukegene Toronto Yellow 10/2/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! smuppala02 Toronto Green 10/7/2013 case open Candidate ravi6775 Toronto Yellow 10/8/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! bi2013 Toronto Green 10/9/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! Sneha12 Toronto Green 10/15/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! Shrav1 (also t2v)Toronto Yellow 10/15/2013 10/24/2013 VO 9 heuristix Toronto Blue 10/24/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! manoh1b Toronto Green 10/28/2013 case open Candidate
  12. kalyan_chakri31

    H1-B 221g toronto canada

    @ justin- ya man atleast we don't dream of an email everyday. If they say it will take 45 days or any x number of days then it would have been a little better than current situation @f1studentopt - I agree with the fact that some of the work is done by DOS, and to me too it makes no sense that why would all work from DC move to Toronto ..they could move it to NYC , but we don't know what the terms are within consulates are. And it's also possible that the guy who told me this is an idiot ..as I said it's not a reliable source @cukegene- there is a guy called Senthil, he had his interview on sept 4th, another guy on 9th and mine on 11th, we all have crossed 45 days and getting close to 60 day mark! I think and is purely my suspicion that there might some some kind of counter which triggers for an update after particular number of days. It can be 30/45/60 I don't know...it might mean something or it might be my curiosity speaking or it's my thinking about what the consulates strategy is...I am not saying we might get a visa on 60th day but I think there will be an update atleast - obviously it will mean nothing if the update is just status update change on ceac website.... Well the comforting part is you can actually question the consulate once you hit the the 60day period! Atleast per the websites.
  13. kalyan_chakri31

    Calling all Toronto 221Gs

    how about hiding the cases which are resolved ...will that be comforting? lol
  14. kalyan_chakri31

    Calling all Toronto 221Gs

    added a couple of new cases .... one from yesterday and a guy had his interview on Sept 4th Profile ID City 221G Color Interview date Case Completion date Passport with VO/Candidate Wait time amirferoz Toronto Yellow 3/18/2013 10/1/2013 Candidate 197 josephsn Toronto Yellow 4/8/2013 5/3/2013 Candidate 25 saladin2012 Toronto Yellow 5/1/2013 9/4/2013 Candidate 126 prithvik Toronto Yellow 6/17/2013 8/21/2013 Candidate 65 Earnest Toronto Green 7/29/2013 9/14/2013 Candidate 47 univer959595 Toronto Yellow 8/8/2013 9/18/2013 Candidate 41 Senthil Toronto Yellow 9/4/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! Donskee Toronto White 9/9/2013 case open VO #VALUE! kalyan_chakri31 Toronto Yellow 9/11/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! Raghu Toronto Green 9/23/2013 10/23/2013 Candidate 30 Ramesh Toronto Green 9/23/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! maverick.dexter Toronto Green 9/24/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! justin9 Toronto Yellow 9/25/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! Visa member Toronto Yellow 9/25/2013 9/27/2013 VO 2 chavvavijay Toronto Green 9/30/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! NIVApplicant Toronto 9/30/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! kiran335 Toronto Yellow 10/2/2013 10/3/2013 Candidate 16 cukegene Toronto Yellow 10/2/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! smuppala02 Toronto Green 10/7/2013 case open Candidate ravi6775 Toronto Yellow 10/8/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! bi2013 Toronto Green 10/9/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! Sneha12 Toronto Green 10/15/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! Shrav1 (also t2v) Toronto Yellow 10/15/2013 10/24/2013 VO 9 heuristix Toronto Blue 10/24/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE! Manoj Toronto Green 10/28/2013 case open Candidate #VALUE!
  15. kalyan_chakri31

    Administrative Processing - Ottawa, CA

    were you given any form? did the VO take your passport? or he gave it you? did they mentioned anything about PIMS? if the VO has your passport and you have not heard anything yet then you should go to consulate and ask for an update... there was a similar case here in Toronto (look for content from t2v profile) the lazy people at Toronto were just sitting on the candidate's file doing nothing although it was ready to be issued...then they went to the consulate and asked for an update and the VO told it should have been already approved and surprized that the candidate did get any info yet... so if your passport was taken by VO and no form was given to you then please contact the consulate
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