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What will I be asked at my marriage based green card interview?

Assuming you have adequately documented your relationship, the following are typical questions that you will face after you and your spouse are sworn to tell the truth:

  1. You will be asked to show identification.
  2. You will be asked to show your original documents, meaning, marriage certificate, birth certificates for each of you and any children born of the marriage.
  3. You will be asked if either of you married before.  If you were, you will be asked for divorce decree or death certificate of your former spouse.
  4. The officer will review your adjustment of status application and ask you about each family member mentioned there.
  5. The officer will ask for evidence showing you married in good faith.  He or she will review the evidence and ask you questions about the documents.
  6. The officer will likely ask you how you met.
  7. You will be asked where were you married?  Was there a reception? Did you have a honeymoon?
  8. Do you have any children?  If so, where are they?  If they don’t live with you, why did you leave your kids at ____________?
  9. The officer will review any photographs you provided and ask you about who is in them.  You should have written the names of all person in the photos and when they were taken when you submitted the photos to immigration.
  10. The officer may ask you what kind of things you like to do together.
  11. You will likely be asked what you do for a living.
  12. You will be asked if you were ever arrested.
  13. Did you perform any terrorist activity?
  14. Did you ever sell drugs?
  15. Did you ever belong to any organizations or groups?
  16. Did you ever use any false documents?
  17. Do you have any military or weapons training?
  18. You will be asked about prior addresses, dates of birth, and entries into the U.S.

Good luck on your interview!  If you want to talk to our knowledgeable staff you can reach us at 888-695-6169

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