I recently asked my sister if she wanted to get a tattoo with me, but she told me no because she heard in a radio station that a man couldn't get his citizenship because of his tattoos . Which I find ridiculous to believe, but there are ridiculous laws out there that are true, so just to be on the save side I want to find out.
Usually no, unless they are gang related and there is an investigation, but this is highly unlikely.
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In general, there are no tattoo laws, however, certain tattoos could raise the presumption of affiliation with certain gangs, which if proved, could affect the application.
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The man you refer to probably had affiliations with known gangs, and the tattoos were what tipped off CIS. Otherwise, tattoos are NOT a grounds for denying immigration relief.
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