During the interview, will USCIS start to question me about the abuse all over again and the things that happened between me and my spouse? Will they expect me to re approve my case? What should I expect? Can someone please with VAWA experience answer this question?
No one should apply for naturalization without using a lawyer. First, the application cannot be withdrawn if you subsequently realize that you should not have applied for one reason or another, and second, filing the application may occasionally lead to Removal (i.e. deportation). In short, the benefits of a lawyer far outweigh the risks, and it would be prudent to get help for something as important as immigration..
They are not supposed to ask you questions about the abuse, and normally they won't. However, I have heard of occasions where inappropriate questions are asked. Just like every other profession, not every immigration officer does his or her job properly. The best way to assure this does not happen is to have a lawyer to with you to the interview.
The VAWA application was adjudicated at the Vermont Service Center. They are not to ask you further information concerning the abuse. That portion has been decided and approved, and you have your green card. In all likelihood, they will ask you questions to determine your eligibility for naturalization, not questions concerning the abuse. That doesn't mean that the officer won't ask you, because I've seen officers ask even though they are not supposed to re-adjudicate the VAWA.
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