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Can a H4 visa holder with a pending 'cruelty to juvenile' charge leave the country?

Lafayette, LA |

The husband has H1 visa. If he leaves, she will lose her legal status in the US. She's had her bonds hearing. One of the bail conditions restricts her from leaving the state. She's had no prior records. Will any of the records from the recent charge show up as she's leaving the country? (ie. will she get held up at the airport/bus station/etc.) Are there any options that would allow her to get her bail money back and leave the country?

PS. The child has recovered and is doing fine.

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She needs to talk to her criminal defense attorney. That attorney needs to talk to an immigration attorney about the possibility of getting a B visa.

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Enquire from the criminal defense attorney

Samuel Ouya Maina, Esq. 415.391.6612 Law Offices of S. Ouya Maina, PC 332 Pine Street, Suite 707 San Francisco, CA 94104

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