My boyfriend and I have been having a long distance relationship and want to get marry soon. I am on H1B visa and currently in the process of filing green card through employer. Since my visa is tied to my current employer I cannot move. He is going to school so he cannot move closer to me. We want to start green card process through marriage now since we are serious about each other and will help to be closer sooner that way. I know government will start investigating to see if this marriage is true or not. Will I have a hard time getting green card since we live in different state? What are the things that I need to prepare for? What will be the steps to do this? Do we need to go to the same state for interview? How soon can I get my green card?
I disagree somewhat with my colleagues. I have filed such cases involving LRDs, and these cases can be successful, particularly when there is a long-standing relationship. 9 years is plenty long! The interview will take place in the beneficiary (your) jurisdiction.
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