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GENERAL GUIDE QUESTIONS - FIANCEE VISA

GENERAL GUIDE QUESTIONS - FIANCEE VISA

THESE ARE GUIDE QUESTIONS FOR YOU TO PREPARE FOR YOUR UPCOMING SPOUSE VISA INTERVIEW. SELECT THOSE QUESTIONS THAT MAY APPLY TO YOU. SPECIFIC LEGAL CONCERNS WILL BE DISCUSSED WITH YOU BY YOUR ATTORNEY DURING YOUR INTERVIEW COACHING SESSION (e.g. financial capacity issues, criminal history, medical concerns, etc.)

About the Petitioner
1. Complete name. Other names used? Please check USCIS forms to confirm. 
2. Name of Parents? Siblings? Children? Take note of birthdates, residences, ages. 
3. Describe your relationship with your fiancee /fiance’s family? 
4. How old is your fiancée/fiancé? When is his/her birthdate? 5. Does your age/generation gap affect your relationship? Why or why not?

About the Relationship
6. How did you meet? 
7. How many times did your fiancé/fiancée visit you? 
8. Where did you go? 
9. Did you have companions during your trips? 
10.What was the most memorable experience you have during your fiancée/fiancé’s visit? 
11.Give one reason why you love your fiancée/fiancé? 
12.Give one thing that you don’t like about your fiancé/fiancée? 
13.Give one specific thing that your fiancée/fiancée do that made you decide that he/she is the one? 
14.How frequent do you talk? In what manner? 
15.How do you call your fiancée/fiancé (e.g. love, cupcake, cheesecake, etc.)? 16.If you have children, describe the relationship of your children and your fiancee/fiancé (e.g. how frequent do they talk)? 

About the Marriage Proposal 
1. How did your fiancée/fiancé propose? 
2. Where did your fiancée/fiancé propose? 
3. Who were present during this event? 
4. Did your fiancée/fiancé give you a ring or any engagement gift?

Wedding Plans 
1. When do you intend to come to America? Check your DS-160 answer. 
2. Is your child, if any, coming with you? 
3. When do you plan to marry (e.g. church, civil, garden, etc.)? 
4. Who planned the event? 
5. Who will be your special guests?

Previous Marriages 
1. Does your fiancée/fiancée have previous marriages? 
2. How did those marriages end (e.g. divorce, annulment, death, etc.)? 
3. What is the reason of their divorce/annulment, if any? Read the court order.
4. Do you have previous marriages? 
5. How those marriages end? 
6. What is the reason of your annulment/divorce? 

Future Plans as Husband and Wife 
1. What are your plans in the future (e.g. buy a house, having kids, travel, etc.)? 
2. Do you plan to work in the US (note: only after issuance of ss# and work permit)? 
3. Where do you intend to live in the US?

Finances 
1. How much does your fiancée/fiancé earn? Check latest income tax or earning statements 
2. Where does he/she work? Know employer’s name, address, job title. 
3. Employment history of your fiancée/fiancé? Check G-35A or USCIS forms 
4. Do you have a co-sponsor? If yes, Know employer’s name, address, job title. Check form I-134. 
5. Who will pay for your trip? 
6. How much money does your fiancée/fiancé have in the bank? Check bank statement

Do you or your fiancée/fiancé have criminal records? 
1. Tell me more about your criminal history? 
2. Do you have certified or original copies of court orders?

Your Travels Abroad 
1. Have you work abroad for six months or more? If yes, do you have the required police certificates? Check DS-160 answers, Check G-325A and other USCIS Forms

Travels Abroad 
1. Have you been refused a US visa? 
2. Have you been refused entry to the US (e.g. airport to airport)?

NOTE: 
BE PREPARED TO BE ASKED ABOUT YOUR SEXUAL ACTIVITIES. WHEN THE OFFICER HAS DOUBTS WITH YOUR ANSWERS, HE/SHE MAY DECIDE TO PLACE YOU IN SEPARATES ROOMS AND ASKED THE SAME QUESTIONS.

More tips on the interview below……

1. Speak slow, and answer questions in detail. Stick to the question and don’t veer off the subject. Respond clear, and descriptive. Should not be longer than one minute to answer, but be sure to explain yourself.

2. If you do not know the answer to a question, do not lie. Say, "I don't know the answer to that at this time." or "I don't remember." 

3. The answer to many questions will be in the papers that were sent in the petitions. Questions like, "what are your FIANCE/FIANCEE's parent's names". They will expect you to know the information given in your petitions. Review everything in your paperwork with your husband before his interview, and do a mock interview to see how the information may be applied. 

4. Avoid saying "I think . . .". Women do this a lot. The examiner will expect you to know not be unsure, of your answers. Avoid adding "umm", "you know" and "ahh" type fillers to your speech. 

5. When applicable, don't just state, demonstrate. If the examiner asks a question that can be answered with a document or photograph(s), provide it along with your answer. 

For example, if the examiner asks, "What does your family think of your FIANCE/FIANCEE?", give them a picture or two with your answer; "They like her very much. Here is a picture of her with my mother at my home." 

Or, "How many attended your wedding?" Answer, "(give a number, then say) We have wedding photos of our guests having fun. Here are a few that I can show you."

6. Give American answers for dates and times MM/DD/YYYY. Example, say 12/24/07, not 24/12/07. 

7. Dress well, but not overdressed. 

8. Try to appear calm, well organized, and friendly. Nervousness raises suspicions. 

9. Remain focused. If the examiner makes jokes, smile and enjoy, but do not make jokes too. 

10. Make proper eye contact when conversing with the examiner, and try to control your own facial expressions assure that your face remains pleasant and cordial.

11. Be audible (means speak up) your examiner doesn't have to ask you to repeat your answers. 

12. Organize your papers in a way that will allow you to retrieve them easily and quickly. Examiners appreciate order and someone who doesn't waste their time. 

13. When the interview is over, always ask for the results. "What should I now tell my FIANCE/FIANCEE about my visa status after our interview?" Before you leave, have them explain any papers they give to you and/or any procedures they will be taking to complete your case. Try to get the examiner's name for future reference, if needed. Write it down. Remember to verify the phone number so they can contact you to pick up the VISA.!@! hurray@@!!! 

14. Arrive early to the consulate, but always be prepared to wait for a time past your scheduled interview appointment time. Be careful of thieves around the consulate if you have to carry cash. Bring ID; you cannot enter without it. 

CONFIDENCE IS THE KEY TO ANYTHING!









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