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Is it really not necessary to explain our case anywhere?

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I came here as a tourist (VWP) and had every intention of returning home before my 90 was up. However, my US citizen husband got a job offer he could not refuse, and therefore we stayed. I am about to send in the I-130 and I-485, and notice that nowhere does it ask why I did not return home as planned.

Is it really not necessary to state anywhere that, at the moment of arrival, I was not planning to stay?

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You don't volunteer any information except being asked. Good luck.


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I came here as a tourist (VWP) and had every intention of returning home before my 90 was up. However, my US citizen husband got a job offer he could not refuse, and therefore we stayed. I am about to send in the I-130 and I-485, and notice that nowhere does it ask why I did not return home as planned.

Is it really not necessary to state anywhere that, at the moment of arrival, I was not planning to stay?

Was your husband living abroad with you? If he has been in the states and you're just visiting him, why would his job change warrant you to not return home?


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04/19/2014- Met online
10/2014- Visited Nigeria and he proposed!!!! 
02/28/2015- Sent I-129F petition
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11/27/2015- Arrived at Embassy
06/2016- Third visit to Nigeria!
06/15/2016- Interview, given option to file I-601 waiver.
08/16/2016- Waiver submitted (no lawyer).
11/21/2016- Waiver approved with expedite.
01/2017- Embassy requested interview. 
04/2017- Fourth visit to Nigeria.  K1 officially denied. 
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07/27/2017- Case transferred to TSC.
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Was your husband living abroad with you? If he has been in the states and you're just visiting him, why would his job change warrant you to not return home?

What relevance does this have to anything but your personal curiosity?

Answer the questions asked, they asked you on entry the purpose of your visit, no need to ask it again.

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“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

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