you have to wait a reasonable period of time. as with all immigration issues "intent" at entry is important. first consult with a couple of immigration attorneys to see the pros and cons of what you are planning. i recommend richard fernandez or elizabeth cedillo of dallas.
overall you have to convince them that this was childhood stupidity and not a permanent drinking problem. in other words to convince them that you are not a loser. go see richard fernendez the best attorney in Dallas
if your stepmom was a citizen when she petitioned you and you were under the age of 21 when the petition was recieved then you will always be considered a minor child of a citizen unless you marry. come see me in austin. tom esparza
in certain circumstances you can convert your visa to either an L1 or an E1 or E-2. in the houston area, i recommend Bruce Coane or Adan Vega. both are specialists in immigration law. this kind of case can get complicated quickly. get an attorney. tom
yes, of course you can, as long as you are 15 or over and have lived here for the last 5.5 years. visit my website for the qualifications tomesparza.com or come see me and bring all your documentation.