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Hello,Is there a problem in applying to apply to immigrate to other country such as Canada, Australia,... etc. while there is a Marriage Immigration application to USA? Does this encourage the consular to reject the US immigration visa at interview?Thank you
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It makes it more likely that the visa would be rejected, yes. There would have to be explanations why these were being filed, and hopefully abandoned or cancelled by the applicant. The point is that the immigration official is going to be looking at the facts and asking if this is a legitimate marriage or if it's just being done for immigration purposes (a "sham" marriage). The more applications that the person has for immigration to other countries, the more likely that this person will consider it a sham marriage situation. So the best thing to do would be to cancel those applications, have a good reason to explain why they were filed in the first place, and to show that the relationship leading to the marriage is legitimate, not merely for immigration purposes. That means showing how you met, communications, that you've talked about the "realities" of marriage (finances, children, where you'll live, how you'll consolidate assets, etc...). That makes it more likely that this is actually for marriage and not immigration purposes.

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Thank you Scotty for your detailed answer, it made us to rethink about the situation in another point of view. Your answer is highly appreciated.

You're welcome, and again, good luck to you!

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