Argo Visa Blog
Welcome to the Argo Visa blog,
where we share insights, tips, advice, and more on the U.S. visa interview.
What to know before you go to your F1 visa interview?

There are many important things to consider and prepare for before going into your F1 student visa interview...

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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...

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How to overcome a U.S. visa denial?

On top of that, it is challenging! With each denial you receive, it will be harder and harder to get an approval in the future...

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Importance of the first question

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

Visa Officers look at the totality of your case. Every single applicant has hurdles and highlights, some have more hurdles and some have more highlights...

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Why I founded Argo

I still remember the tears and look on the applicants face after I refused them. ‍They likely also remember the look on my...

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Why I joined Argo

I first knew there was a need for a company like Argo when I was a brand new consular officer at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing...

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U.S. visa-related issues due to COVID-19

Due to the outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, President Trump issued a Proclamation suspending entry of certain immigrants...

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Who we are and what we stand for

Recently, President Trump stated via tweet that he would “temporarily suspend immigration into the United States.”...

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A Visa Revocation Reversed

Since the beginning of time, practitioners in the visa and immigration space fretted about those clients or potential clients they couldn’t help...

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Impact of prior refusals

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 next visa interview...

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Applying for an F-1 Visa after COVID

This is a year of unknowns due to the effects of COVID-19. Argo is excited to welcome international students back to the United States with open arms...

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How can I pass my visa interview?

The best way to make sure you have done everything you can to pass your visa interview are listed below: a. Make sure your answers...

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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...

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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 the Visa Officer...

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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...

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Why is it important to prepare for my interview?

There are many reasons to prepare for your visa interview, even if you think you will certainly get approved....

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Are Argo consultants visa coaches?

All of our Officers have worked around the world making decisions and visas and most of them speak more than one language fluently...

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How important are the documents?

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

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