In a bid to root out bogus couples, immigration officials have resorted to asking husband and wives where they keep the takeaway menus.
The bizarre question is part of a series of simple queries that can stump the canniest of green card applicants, officials revealed today as they shed light on the tricks of their trade.
Other questions include: how they celebrated New Year’s Eve, who wrote the rent cheque and how much it was for, and the closest subway stop to the marital address.
Prized papers: To get hold of a green card, couples have to answer a series of personal and random questions [stock image]
The questions are reminiscent of the 1990 film, Green Card.