I would like to sponsor for her green card once we get married and I am on informal Probation till March 2015. No other issues. Are there any difficulties I am going to face.
The fact that you are on probation will not affect your wife's eligibility to immigrate to the U.S. if she is otherwise eligible.
As a U.S. citizen, your criminal record won't take away the ability to file a visa petition for a fiancee or wife. But whether and how you are able to file a petition for her will depend on her immigration situation (which is more complicated then having or not having a work permit).
Hope that helps.
Criminal Defense Attorney
I agree that there should be no problem because of the fact that you are on DUI probation. After 18 months of successful probation, you may be able to petition the court to terminate your probation early. Contact a local attorney to handle that for you.
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While there are some criminal issues that affect petitioner's ability to sponsor a spouse for a green card, the DUI is not one of them.
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The only crimes that impact a US citizen's ability to petition a relative for immigration benefits are sex crimes.
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