Does having tattoos affect getting a green card or becoming a citizen?

Asked over 1 year ago - Las Vegas, NV

I live in Nevada have some tattos but my record is as clean as can be and I don't have any gang related tattoos

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  1. Geoffrey Alan Hoffman

    Contributor Level 16


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    Answered . I would agree re: gang affiliation, don't forget other possible grounds of inadmissibility, Neo-Nazi tattoos, communism, etc type of tattoos; see the questions on the I-485 application and this will give you some idea of the type(s) of affiliations

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  2. Kevin Lawrence Dixler


    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . No. This is not an issue unless the tattoos look like gang tattoos. This can cause a delay. Hopefully, you know the difference. Good luck.

    This is general information, not legal advice, and does not create an attorney client relationship.
  3. Philip Alan Eichorn

    Contributor Level 19


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    Answered . Yes it can if the tattoos are gang associated.

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