Am i eligable for the deferred action if i have a misdeminor for shoplifting worth around $100? I do meet all the other require

Asked almost 2 years ago - Houston, TX

this happend 5 years ago and is the only thing i have in my record since i lived here for 17 years.I was in jail for a couple of hours and paid all the court fees but was not able to be removed from record???help please!!!

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  1. Javier E Morales

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    Answered . To be on the safe side you should take your criminal documents and dispositions to an attorney for review.

    If its just a petty theft you'll still be eligible provided you meet the other requirements (keep in mind the deferral is still discretionary)

    Morales Law Firm P.A. 2100 Coral Way Ste 703 Miami, FL 33145 (305) 851-7856 This response is not offered as... more
  2. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . One would need to review the court disposition to make that determination.

    You need to retain an experienced immigration lawyer, whether myself or one of my colleagues, to review all the facts, advise you, and handle the case.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more
  3. Neil Ian Fleischer

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . talk to an immigration lawyer .. bring your conviction record


    http://immigrate2usa.blogspot.com/2012/06/defer...

    Neil I Fleischer (513) 977-4209 www.immigrate2usa.com Note: Neil Fleischer is an attorney licensed in the State... more

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