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K1 interview with previous overstay

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Hi I have just got my NOA 2 after waiting 17 months. I am very happy. My question has anyone gone for an interview that had overstayed previously. I overstayed more that 6 months but less than a year so I know I would have incurred an automatic 3 year ban in 2009.

I am so nervous as I keep thinking that this will effect my application I am a gay man and my partner and I have been together for almost 27 years and due to the law changes are now able to apply to be with him legally. If someone that has had this experience could help me I would really appreciate it.

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Just going to try to offer a bit of help as no one has replied yet.

Assuming that you got the 3 year ban in 2009, that would mean it would have ended in 2012.

So it should have no affect on your process.

As always just be honest when asked.

London is a very fair and nice embassy, don't worry, just make sure you are well prepared, smile alot, and be calm.

Did you send proof with the I-129f that you are marrying in a state that allows gay marriage? if yes or no, just bring it to the interview anyway.


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