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What do you do for a living in your home country?

Do you plan to work in the U.S and what position?

Have you ever been issued/denied a visa to the US?

Have you ever been in the US?

  • If so, when and how long were you in the US?
  • Where were you?
  • What did you do while you were there?
  • Did you work while you were there? Doing what?
  • Have you ever been deported ?

Were you married before this marriage?

Do you have any children?

Have you ever been convicted of any crime?

Describe your employment history

Describe your education history

Do you need a social security number (SSN) when you arrive in the US?


General information

Name/Date of birth/Place of birth. Spell your spouse's name.

Immigration status in the US? (Citizen or Permanent Resident) [Additional questions if your spouse was not born in the US: Where did your spouse first live in the US? When and where was his or her naturalization?]

Where does your spouse live in the US? How long has s/he been at the current address?

Contact numbers/ E-mail address?

Was your spouse married before?

  • If divorced:
  • Ex-spouse’s name, age, etc.
  • Why did the previous marriage not last; reasons for divorce
  • Who initiated the divorce?
  • Do you have the copy of divorce papers
  • Where did the divorce take place
  • Are there any outstanding issues related to divorce? If yes, describe in detail
  • How much are the alimony payments?
  • Does your spouse still see his/her ex-spouse? Why or why not?

Does your spouse have any children?

  • If yes:
  • How many?
  • What are the name(s) and age(s) of the child(ren)?
  • Whom do they live with, and why? (Why do they not live with your spouse?
  • How often does your spouse see the children?
  • How much is the monthly child support?
  • How does your spouse manage child support?
  • Are they planning to move with your spouse?
  • If both of you have kids, how have you ensured that your kids and your spouse’s kid will live/get together/co-operate with each other?

Has your spouse ever been convicted or have a criminal record?

Do you know your spouse’s friends?

  • Provide the names, if possible phone numbers
  • How long have they known each other?
  • Where do they live?
  • Do they know about your spouse’s previous relationships?

What are your spouse’s hobbies?

What does your spouse like/dislike? Foods/movies/books/music/activities/etc.

What does your spouse own?

  • House?
  • Car (Make, model, year of manufacture, and color of the car. License plate number?)

Your Relationship/Wedding/Marriage

How long have you known each other?

Where and how did you meet? Was anyone else around?

What did you do on your first meeting? What did you first notice about your future spouse? Do you remember what either of you were wearing?

What language do the two of you converse in?

When did the relationship turn romantic?

Did your spouse meet any of your relatives? If not, why not? Did you meet any of your spouse’s relatives? If not, why not?

How much time did you spend together before you decided to get married? Why did you decide to get married? Who proposed to whom? How did the topic come up? Why did you decide to have a long/short engagement? What do your parents/friends think of your decision to marry this person? What do your spouse’s parents/friends think?

When and where was your wedding ? Do you have any photos of the ceremony and/or reception? Who from the US came to attend your marriage? (Why did others not come here to attend the marriage?) How many people were at your wedding? Did you have a reception? Describe.

Did you go for a honeymoon? If so, when and where?

How has your relationship been since you got married?

Why do you want to come to the US? What do you like and dislike about moving there?

Did you get married to get in to the US? Did you pay your spouse to get married or make any other deals?

What are your concerns about being married to someone from another culture?

What do you think the biggest problems will be, and have you thought about how you will deal with them?

Do you think that your relationship will work?

Do you trust your spouse?


If your spouse is working:

  • What does your spouse do for living?
  • Where does s/he work?
  • Employer name & location; phone number if possible
  • What are his/her job duties/job title?
  • How much does s/he make per hour/annual salary?
  • What is your spouse’s work schedule?

If your spouse is in school:

  • Provide details of the degree/diploma s/he is registered in; what kind of courses taken
  • What year of study?
  • Total length of program/ expected completion date?

Describe your spouse’s education history

Spouse’s Living Situation

Who does your spouse live with? (details on roommates/relatives)

What kind of place it is? (apartment, condo, house, etc.)

How much rent/mortgage?

Have you been to where your spouse lives?

  • If so, how many rooms there are? How many bathrooms?
  • Can you remember any details of what kind of furniture is in the house, colors, etc?
  • What kind of TV, stereo, etc is in the house?
  • Who else lives near by – neighbors?
  • What is the neighborhood like?

Finances – show copies of everything

Did you file a joint tax return this year? Do you have an International Tax ID number?

What is your spouse’s bank in the US? What are the accounts there?

Do you share any accounts? Why or why not?

Do you own any property together?

Do you have an insurance policy listing your spouse as the beneficiary? Does your spouse have insurance policy where you are the beneficiary?

Spouse’s relatives

Father’s name and where he lives? Where does he work?

Mother’s Name and where she lives? Where does she work?

If they have spouses other than each other, who are they?

Were they born in the US? Where?(many more questions about when they arrived, etc if they immigrated )

What is your spouse's mom's parents' [maternal grandparents'] names and information?

What is your spouse's Dad's parents' [paternal grandparents'] names and information?

How many brother and sisters does your spouse have?

  • Names?
  • Names of their spouses?
  • Names of their kids?
  • Where were they married?
  • Where do they live now?

How many maternal and paternal uncles and aunts does your spouse have?

  • Name all of them and their spouses
  • Name all their kids


Citizenship Timeline:


Service Center : Online  |  CIS Office : Philadelphia  |  Date Filed : 2018-08-23  |  NOA Date : 2018-08-24  |  Bio. Appt. : 2018-09-20  |  Interview Date : TBC  |  Approved : TBC  |  Oath Ceremony : TBC    



13-12-2013 - Sent i-130 received

17-12-2013 - NOA1 hard copy

06-06-2014-I-130 RFE

13-06-2014 - RFE hard copy

25-06-2014 - RFE sent

01-07-2014 - RFE response review email received

22-07-2014 - NOA2 (approved in 221 days)

30-07-2014=i-130 Sent to NVC


12-08-2014 - NVC received the case

22-08-2014 - NVC case number assigned

23-08-2014 - I-864(AOS) Bill Generated

25-08-2014 - DS-261 completed online

25-08-2014 -AOS Bill paid ($ 88)

26-08-2014--AOS bill appeared as PAID

29-08-2014 - Sent I-864(AOS) Package (via USPS Certified Mail)

02-09-2014 - AOS Package Received and scanned at NVC

26-09-2014 --IV bill invoiced and paid

02-10-2014 --Iv package sent via usps

06-10-2014 --Iv package Received and scanned at nvc

08-10-2014--DS-260 completed online

14-11-2014--- checklist (AOS)

17-11-2014---- checklist sent via USPS

19-11-2014 checklist received at nvc

12-02-2015--- checklist (IV-police certificate)

17-02-2015 checklist received at nvc

11-03-2015 Case Complete

25-03-2015 - Interview scheduled

16-04-2015 - Medical
19-05-2015 - Interview (approved) but put me on AP for no reason.

20-09-2015-Visa Issued at CEAC website
21-09-2015 - Visa in hand
01-10-2015 - POE

11-01-2016- Received 10 years green card

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