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Passport Staying for one month with a friend!

I have few questions about visa interview;
1. Is mentioning that you will stay with your family friend a mistake.
2. how long should be the stay. what if you can get 1 month leave from your job
3. what should be my answer to visa officer if he says why i plan to stay there for a month for 1 day exam
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I personally think you shouldn't be telling them that you'll be staying with a family member or a friend as this will give them a sense that you have support there and you won't come back home.

This issue has been discussed in details here
Lying to visa officer regardin relatives

Regarding duration of stay, don't say one month. Just say few days, maximum a week. Tell him that you have to come back quickly to rejoin your school or your job, ...etc

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if i already mentioned it in my application then any suggestions
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That's it.

Don't change your statements ever.

Now try to think of how you would convince him, that you are just visiting that family member and you don't intend to stay there.

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sir that friend is doctor and has four kids..they are already 6 members..how can he help me immigrate
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Doctors in USA can afford to sponsor more than 5 persons!

But that's not the point. The point is that you have somebody there to help you stay. No matter who is he (friend or relative; doctor or not).

The visa officer cannot verify that he can or he cannot help you. We just don't want the officer to think that you have any intentions to stay and stick in America, even subconsciously.

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