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Can my husband help me get a green card if he have a felony..?

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Can my husband help me get a green card even if he has a felony ( sex offender).. will that affect? What can we do?

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  1. Generally, the criminal conviction history of a U.S. citizen will be irrelevant regarding eligibility to sponsor a foreign national spouse to adjust status to become a Lawful Permanent Resident (to get a "Green Card"). Some instances where the criminal record of the U.S. Citizen spouse can interfere with with eligibilty include: the U.S. Citizen (USC) spouse is in jail; the USC spouse is at risk of going to jail; the USC spouse is unable to provide financial support (this issue may be addressed through a joint sponsor); etc.

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    David N. Soloway
    Frazier, Soloway & Poorak, P.C.
    1800 Century Place, Suite 100
    Atlanta, Georgia 30345 www.fspklaw.com
    404-320-7000 * 1-877-232-5352 * dsoloway@fspklaw.com

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