I have 2 theft convictions in Canada. i was convicted and give 24 months suspense probation sentence in 2005

Asked over 1 year ago - Jacksonville, FL

i also have 1 possession of stolen property with time serve 1 day
can i get an exception 15 year waiver. i can get an approved i-130 thru my usc mother
does it matter if i get over 1 year is this not an agg felony. thanks

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please note that i am not in the us.

Attorney answers (5)

  1. Frank Mascagni III

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . You need to consult with an immigration attorney in the country you are in to seek answers to these questions. I assume you are in Canada. We have several lawyers who practice immigration law on this site. I will defer to their responses.

    I am trying to give you a general answer to your question. We do not have an attorney-client relationship by this... more
  2. F. J. Capriotti III

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . You 'may' qualify for a waiver. To be certain you need to meet with a US-licensed immigration attorney and have him/her review your court papers. There are several in Canada, or many of us use Skype and location isn't important.

    PROFESSOR OF IMMIGRATION LAW for over 10 years -- This blog posting is offered for informational purposes only. It... more
  3. Colleen M. Glenn


    Contributor Level 17


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    Answered . You need to ask an immigration attorney this question.

  4. Ardian Gjoka

    Contributor Level 11


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    Answered . I agree with my colleagues.


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  5. Kyndra L. Mulder


    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . You may have three CIMT's.

    An experienced immigration attorney will need to review the criminal records and determine whether you may qualify for a waiver.

    Kyndra L Mulder, Esquire
    4110 Southpoint Boulevard
    Suite 101
    Jacksonville, Florida 32216

    We are located across the street from the Department of homeland Security (USCIS)

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