In-Person Interview Added to Green Card Process
Getting a green card is already a complicated, and sometimes confusing, process. U.S. Citizenship and
This additional in-person interview requirement kicks in October 1, 2017 and, according to USCIS , will apply to the following green card types:
Adjustment of status applications based on
employment(Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status).
Refugee/asylee relative petitions (Form I-730, Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition) for beneficiaries who are in the United States and are petitioning to join a principal asylee/refugee applicant.
USCIS also mentioned that they plan to expand interviews to other types in the future. Adding to the green card process for those who want to come to the U.S. to