What Do I Do? I Have a Green Card or Visa, and Have Just Been Charged With a Criminal Offense?

Sometimes, it is in human nature to make mistakes or make decisions that we later regret in life. However, all of your hard work in obtaining that visa might go down the drain the moment you decide to commit a crime or violate US law.

The Effect of a Criminal Conviction on a US Citizenship Application

If you are a permanent resident seeking US citizenship, your N-400 citizenship application will require you to reveal whether you have ever been arrested for, charged with or convicted of a crime. It’s obviously not good news if you have been convicted of a crime.

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