Citizenship without waiting 5 years for good moral character after disorderly conduct violation charge.

Asked 12 months ago - Nyack, NY

As I have disorderly conduct violation in 2009, should I apply for citizenship without waiting 5 years to prove good moral character? Will I be automatically denied?

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  1. Dean P Murray

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    Answered . You should be fine. However, it won't hurt to review your specific circumstances with a lawyer.

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  2. Giacomo Jacques Behar

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    Answered . Disorderly conduct is a misdemeanor, and as such not a big deal at all. Just have the certified copy of your case's final disposition document from the court and bring it to your citizenship interview. You will be okay. If filled out correctly, and You otherwise qualify, your application for naturalization will be granted.

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  3. Steven Tanijo

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    Answered . It will not be automatically denied. If you have completed all the sentencing and your case is closed then you should have a good chance of getting your citizenship. I would hire an attorney to go over your case and then attend the interview with you to increase your success.

  4. John Grayson Davidson

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    Answered . I think you'll be fine. Follow Mr. Behar's advice.

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