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Daniel Patrick Hanlon

Pasadena Immigration Attorney.

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  1. Is it possible of being approved for deferred action if i was convicted of a DUI 3 years ago but got it expunged recently?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Giacomo Jacques Behar
    2. Daniel Patrick Hanlon
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    USCIS memoranda indicates that a DUI is a "significant misdemeanor" that would prevent approval of a DACA application. Also, expungements generally have no effect on the immigration consequences of a conviction. In any event, you should consult with a qualified immigration specialist to discuss your all of your options, including DACA.

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  2. Question about Immigration Courts

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Daniel Patrick Hanlon
    2. Aneliya M. Angelova
    3. Alexander Joseph Segal
    4. Merlyn Noure Hernandez
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    Immigration Judges maintain the record of proceedings in the EOIR. the "A File" is the alien's file with the DHS. Many documents from the A file may be filed into the ROP, depending on the purpose. The rules of evidence are more relaxed in immigration proceedings than in judicial court proceedings, which can be both good and bad for a respondent. Consult with an immigration attorney for advice and/or representation in court.

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  3. Do I have to send the immigration an explanation letter while im waitng for the divorce to be finalized?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

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    2. Daniel Patrick Hanlon
    3. Alexus Paul Sham
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    It sounds like you have filed an I-751 petition, but it is not clear if you filed it jointly with your soon-to-be ex-wife, or are seeking a waiver of the joint filing requirement. You cannot seek a good faith waiver unless the divorce is final. I recommend that you consult with a qualified US immigration attorney immediatey to better understand this process.

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  4. I got approved for deferred action back in november. Recently got my first dui by rear ending someone.

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Daniel Patrick Hanlon
    2. Alexander Joseph Segal
    3. Stephen D. Berman
    4. Kapesh Vithal Patel
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    You should get both a criminal defense attorney and consult in concert with an immigration attorney. The DUI will present a problem for your DACA.

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  5. My fiance(20 years old) is on INS hold for two DUIs and a non aggravated felony. Can he be bailed out?

    Answered 12 months ago.

    1. Stephen Amory Meister
    2. Daniel Patrick Hanlon
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    It sounds like he will be referred to USICE for removal proceedings. Consult with an immigration attorney to determine whether he has a chance for release on bond from USICE and any defense to removal proceedings.

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  6. Immigration Reform,,,,I know nothing has passed yet.,,,,WHAT DO YOU THINK????

    Answered 10 months ago.

    1. Daniel Patrick Hanlon
    2. Geoffrey Alan Hoffman
    3. Andrew D. Slepian
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    The House of representatives has indicated that it will not pas a Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill. Rather, it will pass a string of piecemeal bills addressing immigration. These changes probably will not speed up the F-4 category, but may offer alternatives to someone waiting years for a priority date. Stay tuned.

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  7. Immigration / naturalization with D.U.I. charges in CALIFORNIA

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Alexander Joseph Segal
    2. Daniel Patrick Hanlon
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    4. Anu Gupta
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    Generally, a DUI will not implicate one's good moral character, but "special circumstances" may alter the analysis, especially if you are incarcerated during the statutory period. I recommend that you hire an immigration attorney to work with your criminal defense attorney in arriving at the least damaging plea agreement.

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  8. Is it compulsory for my wife to change her name after marriage( I am a foreigner married to a us citizen )

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Christine B. Adams
    2. Tripti Sharad Sharma
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    No. Names do not make a bona fide marriage, facts do.

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  9. Green card then divorce, what will happen to my green card and citizenship.

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Daniel Patrick Hanlon
    2. J Charles Ferrari
    3. Dana Roxana Bucin
    4. Stephen D. Berman
    5. Alexus Paul Sham
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    If you have a conditional green card, you will be required to file for a waiver of the joint filing requirement to remove the condition. if the card is already permanent (ten year green card) then the divorce will not automatically affect your green card. Please consult with an immigration attorney for additional information.

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  10. DUI Arrest but no court case & VISA stamping (Immigration)

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Richard E Oberdorfer
    2. Daniel Patrick Hanlon
    3. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko
    4. Kyndra L. Mulder
    5. Andrew M Kohlmetz
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    You still must answer all questions truthfully when applying for your visa. When you acknowledge that you have been arrested the Consul will request to see the documentation regarding the outcome.

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