Am i still eligible for the dream act if ive had a dwi?

Asked over 2 years ago - Arlington, TX

i got a dwi and i know one of the dream act requirements is "good moral character". am i still eligible?

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  1. Jonathan Scott Greene


    Contributor Level 9


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    Answered . Driving under the influence is considered a significant misdemeanor, which disqualifies potential applicants. You might want to consult with an experienced immigration attorney to verify if your prior acts will disqualify you for this relief. You might also discover that you are eligible for something else.

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  2. Abiola O Adesioye


    Contributor Level 4

    Answered . DACA has specific requirements for misdemeanors vs. felonies. I suggest you seek out an immigration attorney that can review your case

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