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I have applied for a non immigration B1/B2 visa...I filled

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out the DS-160 on line...
I have applied for a non immigration B1/B2 visa...I filled out the DS-160 on line. Do I need to do anything else to help the process
JA: What is your official status? Do you have any pending applications or petitions with USCIS?
Customer: I actually filled it out for my friend who lives in the Dominican Republic...I need to schedule the interview, but before I do I want to know if I need to do anything else
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: No
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: Is it possible to get a copy of the DS 160 if I have the confirmation number?
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Immigration Law
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The only other thing that someone in your situation can do is:

1) Send an informal letter (written) as to the character of the individual to the US Consulate directly or to the alien, who can bring it to the interview with them; and/or

2) Sign an I-134 which states that you are willing to support a non-U.S. citizen financially during that person’s temporary stay in the United States. Normally, I-134 is not done unless specifically requested by the Consulate, however.

Everything else is up to him to push the visa process forward.

It is possible to get a copy of the DS-160 online, yes. If that does not work, you can get a copy from USCIS via an open records act request.

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