Asked about 2 years ago - Hanover Park, ILFlag
"Can I deal with arrest warrant from aboard?Due to health issues I had to leave USA 2 weeks before court date. I was waiting for my Green card, but due to health issues departed without applaying for Advanced Parole document which allows me to return to US.It was DUI case. Right now I'm in green card process that I converted from AOS to Consular processing. I think that visa will be denied due to arrest warrant. How to deal with arrest warrant from aboard, before interview in US Embassy?
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It's not clear if it's an arrest warrant or a warrant for a failure to appear at a court appearance date on the DUI matter. It sounds more like the latter. if you failed to appear at a scheduled court date and the judge issued a warrant - it will be difficult to quash and recall that warrant because it would be a violation of your bail bond to leave the State of Illinois without the Court's permission (which is usually done with a written court order). If it's a warrant for your arrest because the officers obtained it without apprehending you and they convinced a Judge to issue the arrest warrant based on facts supporting your arrest, you can try to have an attorney explain to the Court your circumstances - but it will be a difficult task - and you will eventually have to appear back in Illinois to take care of this situation.
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