Can I lose my green card if I shoplifted

Asked 11 months ago - West New York, NJ

total was 291 I live in nj but it happened in nyc I was arrested and fingerprinted I have a court date coming up I have been married for a year I will have to file for my permanent green card soon since the first year is temporary

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  1. Alexander Joseph Segal

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    Answered . Talk to an immigration attorney as soon as possible The answer depends on much more than you provided in your post.

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  2. Mark M Cheser

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    Answered . You need to speak to an immigration attorney.

  3. Giacomo Jacques Behar

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    Answered . More information is needed. Immediately talk with an experienced immigration lawyer.

    Behar Intl. Counsel 619.234.5962 Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be... more
  4. Eric M. Mark

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    Answered . Yes, it sounds like a conviction would jeopardize your green card. You need to work with a criminal defense lawyer and an immigration lawyer to protect your status. Do not wait until the week before court to contact someone.

  5. Alan James Brinkmeier

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    Answered . More information is needed

  6. Dean P Murray

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    Answered . Contact an immigration lawyer immediately.

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  7. John K Lassen

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    Answered . More information is needed from you, so speak to a NJ immigration lawyer


    www.Immigration-Lawyer-NJ.com

    John Lassen 1-877-252-4630

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