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F-1 student married a US citizen, but I knew him before coming to US

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Hi everyone! I have been reading forum posts of other people in a similar, yet very different situation to mine and I'd just love to hear your thoughts. I'll give you a quick-ish backstory to my situation. I met my now husband while studying in Canada (he is American). We visited each other back and forth while I finished my degree in Canada. Since I only received an associate's degree I knew I wanted to pursue a bachelor's degree in my field. I decided to apply for an F-1 visa and was approved. We moved in together and I attended school for 2.5 years and graduated with a 4.0. When I initially came here, my intentions weren't to have some quick wedding...aka we just wanted to date while in the same physical place without any plans for the future. In these 2.5 years, we got engaged (were engaged for about a year) and then got married. And now I applied for AOS

 

My main purpose for coming to USA was to complete my bachelor's degree, which is what I did. But I'm worried that they might suspect I had intentions of staying here because I knew my boyfriend at the time of moving here. Since so many people abuse the visa, I don't want to be put in that category. What are your thoughts on all of this? 

 

Thanks! 

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