I have been told that if I leave the country between my interview and the oath, they may re-examine my case. True?

Asked about 1 year ago - Altadena, CA

I have a family vacation in August. Have not received a letter for July 26th oath. The next oath is August 21st. Could I leave in between those two dates and not risk a whole re-examination, which would then prolong the process? Is there still a chance I might get a letter for the 26th? Someone I know who had their interview a day before me just got theirs on Monday...

Attorney answers (3)

  1. J Charles Ferrari

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . True, as trips can impact eligibility.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more
  2. F. J. Capriotti III

    Contributor Level 20


    Lawyer agrees

    Answered . True, they can re-examine your file if you're gone too long.

    No one can tell you when the interview will take place.

    PROFESSOR OF IMMIGRATION LAW for over 10 years -- franco@capriotti.com -- www.capriotti.com -- This blog posting... more
  3. Anu Gupta


    Contributor Level 19

    Answered . Schedule an infopass, go talk with the officers, see if they will let you take the oath in July.

    Business Immigration Attorney. For H, L, J, EB5s, PERM and EB1/2/3 Petitions. Call 800-688-7892 or visit www.... more
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