I was charge of petty theft and reduce to an infraction. How can this affect me in getting a green card and am I elegible for
Asked 10 months ago - Ventura, CA
A waiver 212 and or join the armed forces and expedite my situation?
Attorney answers (3)
A California infraction is not a conviction under the standard federal regulations so you have nothing to worry about.
If you have no other convictions or residency issues, this infraction won't affect your immigration status.
You will be able to benefit from the "petty offense" exception to the Crime of Moral Turpitude conviction. So you should be OK.
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