I plead guilty to disorderly conduct (pg 240.20) in ny

Asked over 2 years ago - Brooklyn, NY

in 2009. Can I apply for citizenship now? Is disorderly conduct a CIMT? If I apply will I be deported?

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . Generally, a conviction for disorderly conduct is not considered a CIMT.

    (213) 394-4554 x0 Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration... more
  2. Adriana Delpilar Rouselle

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    Answered . It could be a problem if the disorderly conduct was based on a violent offense

  3. Lynne Rogers Feldman

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    Answered . to properly answer your question i would need to review the criminal convcition. Have you completed any probation and paid any fines? Most likely if these are done you shoudl be fine to apply for citizenship.


    Lynne R. Feldman, Attorney at Law
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    2221 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 201
    San Diego, CA 92108
    phone: (619) 299-9600, facsimile: (619) 923-3277
    email: lynne@feldmanfeldman.com
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    Formerly Adjunct Professor -- Immigration law
    University of Illinois College of Law

  4. C. C. Abbott

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    Answered . I agree with my colleague. You should collect all of the information related to the criminal adjudication and sentence completion and consult with an experienced immigration attorney who can provide you with a legal opinion as to what consequences, if any, this event has on your ability to naturalizae.

    Legal disclaimer: The statement above is provided by CC Abbott is based on general assistance and not intended to... more

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