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Preparing for Your Visa Interview

How to Prepare for Your Visa Interview

Counsel from a Louisiana Immigration Attorney

When you are looking to immigrate to the United States permanently, you will have to undergo a complex process which will include an interview with an immigration officer. This interview is the most important part of your immigration procedure and will have the biggest impact as to whether you are granted your visa or not.

If you need assistance preparing for your immigration interview, seek counsel from a skilled Louisiana immigration lawyer at Ashley Forest Dees, LLC. Our legal team has assisted numerous people and families with navigating the complicated and sometimes intimidating legal process of securing a legal status here in the U.S. and have consistently achieved favorable results.

Call Ashley Forest Dees, LLC at(337) 214-0670 today or complete an online form for a consultation. Get the guidance needed for a successful immigration interview.

Common Immigration Interview Mistakes

Your immigration interview is not something that should be taken lightly, and our legal team can help you by preparing you for some of the questions you will face, as well as properly completing the documents required during the process.

We can help you avoid common interview mistakes, such as:

  • Being unprepared
  • Having incomplete documentation or forms
  • Not paying or incorrectly paying the fee
  • Giving wrong or inconsistent answers
  • Providing unnecessary information

What to Bring to the Interview

When you attend your interview, your family, including your spouse and any unmarried children immigrating with you must also attend the interview as well, unless they are joining you separately at a later time.

When you attend your interview, you must also bring several vital documents, including:

  • Your interview appointment let
  • Your passport, which must be valid for a full six months beyond the planned date of entry into the United States
  • Two identical photographs
  • The results of your medical examination
  • The required original documents and photocopies
  • English translations of these documents (if necessary)
  • Visa fees

Reach Out to Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP For Experienced Guidance

Our team at Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP has helped thousands of clients with all types of immigration law, including representing those looking to immigrate to the United States on a permanent basis. We are familiar with the laws and processes of the immigration process, and our experience and dedication to our clients and our practice make us an optimal choice to help you successfully achieve your immigration goals.

Contact Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP online or call (337) 214-0670 and request an initial consultation for your case to get the assistance you need with your visa interview.

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  • She is an excellent attorney

    “I have had the opportunity to work with Ashley Foret Dees as a colleague in cases we have handled together and in conferences. She is an excellent attorney and I would recommend her he anyone looking for an immigration attorney.”


  • I Don't Know Where We Would Be Without Your Guidance

    “"Claire got her 10 year card in the mail Wednesday 11/27. Needless to say she is very excited and happy. Me too! We could not have accomplished this without you. Claire and I cannot say thank you enough. Please thank everyone in your office, especially Karen, for us. I don't know where we would be without your professional guidance. It has been a pleasure working with you and your staff. If there is anything we still need to do please let us know. Also, know this. If anyone ever says they are in need of immigration assistance within earshot of me, I will immediately and enthusiastically give them your name." *Case involved a Naturalization process for his wife. ”

  • Thank you all for aiding us in finally having a stress-free life.

    “We we're very nervous about driving 3 hours just to get an attorney but upon arrival we immediately felt comfortable. The estimated process time given to us from this office was 6-9 months and we finished everything before the 9 months which was amazing. Thanks to Ashley, Josue, Maria and Karen we succeeded in getting my husband's Green Card. Our family can finally live in peace knowing we will not he separated. We have felt like these people became part of our family. Nothing about this felt like an attorney on client relationship, everything was personal and very professional and we could not have asked for a better experience. We will definitely be hiring Ashley again for the removal of conditions for my husband and hopefully my husband decides to do his citizenship so we can again, hire Ashley. Thank you all for aiding us in finally having a stress-free life. God Bless you all! Muchas Gracias por todo. --*The Terrazas family. *Case involved an I-130 + I-485 Adjustment of Status. ”

  • Ashley Forert Dees = a team of professionals.

    “Ashley Forert Dees = a team of professionals. I strongly recommend them for the patience, goodness and precision with which they helped me through this process of the green card . I could not have made a better choice! Thank you all, dearly, Poliana Houston.”

    Poliana Houston

  • This firm was great!

    “This firm was great! They helped my uncle obtain his green card. The entire staff was extremely helpful and pleasant at all times. We live in Houston and the staff made us feel like at home anytime we had questions. It was a long process but the Attorneys were very hands on and met all of our expectations. If I could rate this higher than 5 stars I would. Thank you so much everyone for all the help, my uncle is extremely thankful and we recommend this firm to everyone, you all are the BEST!”

    Mayely M.

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