For any immigration interview, the following tips should be helpful.
Be on Time
For any scheduled interview plan to arrive at the interview site at least 15 minutes before the scheduled time. This will allow ample time to check-in, go to the restroom, and get to the waiting room.
Be Professionally Dressed
The interviewing officer looks to your entire file for purposes of determining whether you are eligible for the immigrant benefit you are seeking. Dressing well adds to the overall appearance you are presenting so it is best to dress professionally.
Remember that this interview is procedural and is required for most immigrant petitions. Remaining calm will allow for the most clarity when answering the officer's questions.
Answer only the Question
Do not deviated from the question asked into an irrelevant topic. The officer will not appreciate it and it could also open up inconsistencies or doubt about another issue. Only answer what is asked of you.
Remember what you have been asked and what you indicated on your immigrant petition and answer your questions accordingly.
The best policy in an immigration interview is to be as honest and transparent as you can be. The officer will likely already know your history so there is no need to cover up or misrepresent yourself. Be truthful with every question.
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