Need help:Tell that I have a relative or not?

  1. 0 Hi fellow Nurses! Esp. to those who are already in a first-world countries. I just want to ask some help about the best way to answer a question from an embassy whether to tell them the truth that I have a relative in a certain country or not? I have a relative and I'm hesitant to tell the truth because I've heard that it is best not to tell. I just wonder what's the reason behind not telling that you have a relative because in my opinion, it would really help in you have one in a foreign country like Germany. Which would be helpful in being approved in an embassy? To tell or not to tell? Please I need enlightenment,:'(
  2. Visit  kayshia89 profile page

    About kayshia89

    Joined Mar '13; Posts: 1.

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  3. Visit  Silverdragon102 profile page
    Never ever lie to immigration. If they ask answer if they don't then don't volunteer the information
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  4. Visit  Fiona59 profile page
    Why would you lie?

    A relative provides you with a social support network!
  5. Visit  waufah profile page
    I agree, always be honest.
  6. Visit  eatmysoxRN profile page
    What would the reason be for lying?

    ~ No One Can Make You Feel Inferior Without Your Consent -Eleanor Roosevelt ~
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  7. Visit  babyNP. profile page
    I don't know about Germany, but I do know that if you lie to a US immigration official, then you can be slapped with misrepresentation and banned from the US for life. Don't risk it.
  8. Visit  babyNP. profile page
    Quote from eatmysoxRN
    What would the reason be for lying?

    ~ No One Can Make You Feel Inferior Without Your Consent -Eleanor Roosevelt ~
    Probably to "better" her chances to get a visa because if you ties to the country you're going to, in the eyes of immigration, you're more likely to overstay your visa. A friend of mine is from South Africa, living in the USA with her husband. Her daugher is 22 and applied for a F1, had all the funds, etc, but was denied because they believed she would try to stay once she was done with school because her parents were here.

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