After the Interview Interview After you have paid the necessary fees and submitted the required immigrant visa application, Affidavit of Support, and supporting documents to the National Visa Center NVCthey will review your file for completeness.
Yet every day, people will go to their immigration interviews unprepared, and the consequences can be horrific. Their cases may be denied, and some applicants may even be arrested by immigration at the time of the interview, and even deported back to their country of origin.
How does one avoid becoming one of these unhappy statistics? How can you increase your chance of winning your immigration case? In this article, I will share some valuable information, which I hope you will find instructive. Immigration officers expect you to be on time for your immigration interview.
If you are late, the officer may deny your application. Be prepared to encounter long lines at the entrance of the immigration building, and therefore it is advisable to arrive at least 30 minutes before your scheduled interview.
Also it is important to know that you will not be allowed to bring certain items into the immigration building, such as: If an guard stops you because you are in possession of any of these items, you will usually be given the choice of either throwing the item away or taking it back to your car, which may make you late for your interview, because you may be sent to the back of the line.
Be aware that some immigration field offices do not permit cell phones. Wait for your Attorney. Occasionally an immigration officer will call you for your interview earlier than your appointed time, before your attorney has arrived in the waiting room.
In these cases the immigration officer may pressure you to go ahead with the interview without your lawyer present. He may ask you to sign a form agreeing to be interviewed without the presence or assistance of your attorney.
In this situation the intelligent thing to do is to respectfully ask the officer to allow sufficient time for your lawyer to be present at your interview.
Without an experienced immigration attorney present to protect you, the immigration officer may trample all over your legal rights, and deny your case.
Immigration officers, like most people, tend to judge people on their manner of appearance and dress. The immigration interview is a serious, official and formal situation, and I strongly recommend that you dress conservatively for the interview.
It may increase your chances for success. Listen to the Questions Asked and Respond Appropriately. Practically nothing aggravates and disconcerts an immigration officer more than an applicant who does not directly answer the question asked.Many, but not all, immigration procedures require an interview with an official from the Bureau of U.S.
Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Being prepared and not arousing suspicion will make the USCIS interview as pleasant as possible. Once your interview appointment is scheduled, NVC sends the immigrant visa petition, visa application, and all related forms and documents which were submitted to NVC to the appropriate U.S.
Embassy/Consulate. The immigration interview is a serious, official and formal situation, and I strongly recommend that you dress conservatively for the interview.
Once your interview appointment is scheduled, NVC sends the immigrant visa petition, visa application, and all related forms and documents which were submitted to NVC to the appropriate U.S. Embassy/Consulate. If all goes well, the immigrant will be approved for an immigrant visa or permanent residence at this interview. If the two of you seem to be giving contradictory answers, or can’t remember much of anything, the immigration official may get suspicious. At the interview, the immigration official will review the paperwork and ask basic questions to confirm who you are, where you live and work, and whether the couple will be financially secure enough to avoid the immigrant receiving government assistance.
It may increase your chances for success. Translation: no shorts or flip flops. 4. Listen to the Questions Asked and Respond Appropriately. Step 2: Register for Courier Service/Other Pre-Interview Instructions.
Many U.S. Embassies and Consulates require visa applicants to pre-register for courier services. This service is for returning applicant passports and visas to them after the interview.
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