At the interview, the officer will ask you basic questions about your marital status or your relationship if it’s a family-based type of application. You also must have documentation to show you are living together and that the marriage is legitimate.
They are going to also want to make sure that the intending immigrant, the beneficiary, is admissible to the United States. That is why you provide a medical exam and take your fingerprints.
The officer will also ask you a series of questions that are listed on the 485, which you filled out prior to filing the application.
After the interview, some officers will tell you that you are approved right then and there. Some officers will say they need to review your file.
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