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12 minutes ago, Diome said:

Please can anyone tell me if is proper to wear native dress such as Nigeria dress well made to spouse change of status interview. Does it have to be English wear?

i am not aware of the attire worn in Nigeria, except for 90 day fiance, but she should be fine as long as that is acceptable in that country for a formal interview for work or government. just my 2 cents


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2 minutes ago, Alabamak1 said:

i am not aware of the attire worn in Nigeria, except for 90 day fiance, but she should be fine as long as that is acceptable in that country for a formal interview for work or government. just my 2 cents

I think it’s an AOS interview in the USA. The London embassy certainly doesn’t care what you wear. In the summer the J-1 applicants hoping to go to summer camp show up in micro shorts and cut-off tops. I had my IR-1 interview in December 2016. Woman next to me was wearing an ugly Christmas sweater. A man after me was in his work coveralls all splattered with paint. 


 

 

 

 

 

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3 minutes ago, JFH said:

I think it’s an AOS interview in the USA. The London embassy certainly doesn’t care what you wear. In the summer the J-1 applicants hoping to go to summer camp show up in micro shorts and cut-off tops. I had my IR-1 interview in December 2016. Woman next to me was wearing an ugly Christmas sweater. A man after me was in his work coveralls all splattered with paint. 

the timeline says IR-1/ CR-1, but my opinion is to go more business like to these kinda interview, US or not.  

 


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3/15/2018                  NVC case received

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3/23/2018                  Consulate ready

4/11/2018                  Medical

4/17/2018                  Visa Approved

4/24/2018                  Visa on hand

5/23/2018                  Point of Entry ATL

5/24/2018                  Marriage license, officiant and certificate / applied for SS#

5/31/2018                  AOS/AP/EAD

6/7/2018                    email notification of NOA-1

6/11/2018                  NOA-1 hard copies for AOS/EAD/AP

6/27/2018                  Biometrics for AOS/EAD

7/7/2018                    ready to be scheduled for interview

7/11/2018                  We are still reviewing your case and there are no updates at this time (email from USCIS)

8/22/2018                  We are still reviewing your case and there are no updates at this time (same email again)

9/5/2018                     We are still reviewing your case and there are no updates at this time (this is getting boring!!!)

10/3/2018                  We are still reviewing your case and there are no updates at this time (this is insanity, 4th time while some got GC)

10/17/2018                After 136 days of wait in HELL, finally EAD in production

10/21/2018                Card was mailed to me, and yes it said so on a Sunday night, while Vj-ing

10/22/2018                Card was picked up by the USPS

10/24/2018                EAD in hand. F%^&& finally

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35 minutes ago, Diome said:

Please can anyone tell me if is proper to wear native dress such as Nigeria dress well made to spouse change of status interview. Does it have to be English wear?

No clothes allowed inside embassy. Lol JK

Wear something that you actually put on when you have job interview, If you are concerned. Be professional and act professional.

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1 hour ago, Alabamak1 said:

the timeline says IR-1/ CR-1, but my opinion is to go more business like to these kinda interview, US or not.  

 

OP seems to be sharing an account with others as there are references to acting as the nephew’s joint sponsor, wife having an interview,  some AOS from tourist visa, applying for a tourist visa, and more. I lost count of the visa types mentioned. 

 

Anyhow...I would always advise not to go to over-dressed for this. I wore a dress for my IR-1 interview in London but it wasn’t new. Just a dress I liked to wear to work. There were people there applying for B-2 (non U.K. citizens but living in the U.K.) who were dressed like they were going to a royal wedding. “Trying too hard” was all I could think of when I saw them. 

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