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Tom Youngjohn

Auburn Immigration Attorney.

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  1. Naturalization: criminal record

    Answered over 6 years ago.

    1. Tom Youngjohn
    1 lawyer answer

    Your question was: On the application for naturalization, do I need to include my criminal record before I became a U.S. lawful permanent resident ? This criminal record has already been revealed and made known to the US consulate when applying for my green card. .............................................................. In my opinion, yes, you Do have to reveal such arrests, convictions, etc. If you don't, then, after they swear you in and get you to lie to them under oath, not only...

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  2. Can someone with a R-1 visa have a second job?

    Answered over 6 years ago.

    1. Tom Youngjohn
    2. David Dene Murray
    2 lawyer answers

    Certainly, if the work is part-time and the denomination is the same.

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  3. American engaged to canadian and want to live in canada

    Answered over 6 years ago.

    1. Tom Youngjohn
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    If you want have someone immigrate to Canada, I suggest contacting a Canadian-based immigration attorney. At the risk of violating all of Avvo's rules and regulations, here are the first three immigration attorneys with Vancouver B.C. phone numbers. Coincidentally, they are all members of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and can all refer you to Canadian immigration barristers if they are unwilling to help you themselves. Their main offices may or may not be in the US, but they all...

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  4. Does INS/immigration forgive first time offenders from deportation for drug possession guilty pleas?

    Answered over 6 years ago.

    1. Philip Alan Eichorn
    2. Tom Youngjohn
    2 lawyer answers

    There is special treatment for "first offenders." Are you a US citizen, presumably? You can marry him and maybe bring him back, but the conviction could make that really difficult, even if he did just take Voluntary Departure. Is he afraid to return to his country because of the political situation, his religion, ethnicity or membership in a particular social group? Then Withholding of Removal could be available to him, even with the conviction. Best bet is to reopen the conviction and have it...

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