Let's say a sibling I-130 petition of some beneficiary, in some foreign country, was approved and a police certificate was properly submitted. The beneficiary had some conviction in the foreign country. But during the first consulate interview, the official didn't ask about the criminal background. But after the first interview, the beneficiary received a letter requiring a second interview. Could this mean a deal-breaker?
It could be depending on the type of conviction, and whether the person admitted that they were convicted on the immigrant visa application.
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That means that the all answers must be consistent and honest and the second interview will address the discrepancies.
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Depends on whether the conviction was disclosed.
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