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All that is required is that you have met in person within 2 years of filing the petition.
If you began your relationship online in February that is what you say and then provide the proof you have of your chats as of March.
Don't lie about anything anytime. Even the smallest misrepresentation can come back to haunt you.
You do not need to get back the chats from February.
I need to know if in the country where you had a religious marriage if that marriage is recognized as legal, valid and binding in that country?
If it is then you are already married in the eyes of US law.
You may be filing the wrong visa petition if the religious marriage is a real marriage in his country. What country and what religion so I can check the Dept of State website on this.
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