I have filed an I130 and have a 100% bona fide marriage

Asked 4 months ago - Sterling, VA

I have sent all needed to prove this. My question is that I have some criminal convictions. No murder, nothing anywhere close to a sexual nature, no threat to national security, no drugs, no theft or fraud.
Is there anything that would deny our application?

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . If you are the US citizen, your criminal record will not interfere with your ability to sponsor your spouse for a green card.

    Mr. Shusterman's (former INS Trial Attorney, 1976-82) response to your question is general in nature, as not all... more
  2. Patrick L. Bales

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    Answered . To answer this question we would need to know of which offense(s) you were convicted. This question is best answered by consultation with an immigration attorney

  3. Ismail T. Shahtakhtinski

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    Answered . You listed what your convictions are not, but did not list what they are. Tell us what convictions you have so that we can better answer your question. Usually anything to do with domestic violence, spousal abuse, battery or assault would cause problems for your case.

    The information provided in this answer is designed to provide useful information and background materials about I.... more
  4. Daniel Patrick Hanlon

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    Answered . The convictions will not deny your petition, but could render you inadmissible to the US.

    Please note that this posting does not constitute legal advice or create any attorney-client relationship with the... more

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