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Welcome! Here we share insights, tips, advice and more for your U.S Visa Interview

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What’s the most important at an F-1 visa interview: school, funding, program of study, English level, or something else?

**Well, it’s a trick question, because no single thing is more important than the other.** Visa Officers look at the totality of your case. Every sin...

How to pass your visa interview?

The answer to that question is incredibly valuable to millions of people around the world. But, the truth is, there is no one set answer that will hel...

What U.S. visa types have the most denials?

**While there are many different types of US visas, often times there is just one type of visa that will be suitable for your intended purpose of trav...

How important is the first visa interview question?

The first question at the U.S. visa interview is extremely important – this sets the tone and direction for the entire visa interview. As an applicant...

What is administrative processing (221g)?

**Visa applicants are often flustered when they don’t receive an immediate decision on their case at the time of the visa interview.**

Howev...

Are Argo consultants visa coaches?

**All Argo Officers are former Visa Officers with the U.S. Department of State.**

All of our Officers have worked around the world making dec...

How to overcome a U.S. visa denial?

**Overcoming a visa denial is overwhelming and frustrating.**

On top of that, it is challenging! With each denial you receive, it will be har...

3 Things You Need to Do Right Now if You’ve Been Laid Off on an H-1B Visa

Experiencing a layoff from a job is stressful, but even more so if you are in the United States on an H-1B visa. This month, Meta announced a layoff...

How important are the documents at your U.S. visa interview?

**Visa applicants put a lot of effort into assembling the documents they will need for their visa interview, and with good reason.** Depending on t...

Impact of prior refusals at your U.S. visa interview

**The truth is that it will affect your future visa applications.** Refusals will always be on your visa record no matter when and where you do your ...

F-1 or J-1 student visa denied

F-1 or J-1 student visa denied You’re all set to go study in the United States, but something unexpected happened—your F-1 student visa was denied by...