My now husband proposed to me as a surprise the day before entering the US on my F1 visa. We were traveling abroad and he set everything up, very romantic and perfect setting, was not immigration related (already had my F1 approved). We got married 6 months later (courthouse with his family) and we will be holding our ceremony later this year with friends and rest of family.
We are in the process now of filing our paperwork (we got married about 45 days ago) and I’m now worried that because I entered the US engaged would this be dual intent? It was literally the day before, I had left my home country and he left the US and we met for vacation on my way to the US before classes.
A little bit of background. We met on FB through a mutual friend nearly 2 years ago just as pen pal friends. We met in person when I visited the US again (been here multiple times, always legally) and started dating while I was researching schools. I returned home and applied for my F1 visa in my home country and was approved. He visited me while I was home as well for about 3 months. I stayed home until almost before school started then vavaction where engaged then US. Am I ok?
You will have to meet your burden at the AOS interview.
A consultation is recommended to fully address your concerns.
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