The Day of the Interview

Practice Questions and Answers:

  • How are you doing today?
  • What is your full legal name?

  • What do you do?
    • I work at ________________
    • I take care of my family.
    • I am unemployed.
    • I am retired.
    • I am a student at ________

Watch this video from USCIS with important information about the day of your interview.

You know that you should come _____________ minutes early, and the address of USCIS in Portland is _________ ________ Overton St.

But when you come to USCIS for the interview, what should you bring?

Choose 2 out of 3 (2 are correct, 1 is not necessary). For example:

Your notice of interview appointment.Permanent Resident Card.A toothbrush and toothpaste.

Passports and ID           

Your passport and Oregon ID (or drivers license)A library card with your name on it.All your expired (old) passports.

More helpful documents

Your marriage certificate (if you’re married)Your divorce papers (if you’re divorced).Flowers (if you meet someone cute at the interview)

Other legal papers

Official papers for your dog or cat (if you have one)Name change papers (if you changed your name before)Court papers (if you had a criminal problem before)

Selective Service

For men between 18-31, you should bring proof of Selective Service Registration. Please call Selective Service at 1-847-688-6888 or visit

2020 Updates

A face mask to help prevent COVID-19A stick that is 6 feet long so you will stay physically distant. A black pen