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They will either deny the case, send a Request For Evidence (RFE), or issue a Notice of Intent to Deny (NOD).
In the case of a denial, you would have about 30 days to appeal the decision, show why the officer was wrong and submit additional evidence. In the case of the RFE, you would just submit the additional evidence they are asking for. In the case of an NOD, you would respond to the reasons that they want to deny your case and submit evidence to support your arguments.
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