What happens if I didn't get approved on the spot during my interview? Generally, there are five different outcomes to a green card interview. Learn more here about each outcome and next steps. Related articles What should I bring to the interview? I missed my biometrics appointment. What should I do? Do documents that I plan to provide at the interview need to be translated? How long is the work permit (EAD) good for? What if the beneficiary does not speak English fluently enough to answer the questions asked during the interview?