I had arrest in NY some years ago. Nothing serious, no conviction or charge..And now I am applaying adj. of status based on my marriage with american citizen ( i got here legally B1)/
My lawer said after 2 years if i dont commit any esle, police just delete my case and fingerprints. And I shouldnt say in my i485 i ever was arrested..
Is it true?
You should truthfully disclose the arrest. You stated that there was no conviction. Did you get a court disposition letter? Double check what the court disposition letter says. If there is no conviction, you probably don't need to worry about it but not disclosing truthfully will get you into trouble.
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You must disclose the arrest. An arrest without a conviction should not impact your permanent resident process. An arrest without disclosing on your adjustment application could/would have significant negative impact on your adjustment process.
No, that is absolutely untrue! Are you certain that you are using a licensed lawyer? You are required to answer all the questions on every form truthfully. The question asks if you have ever been arrested. Since you were arrested, you must answer yes to that question, even if the arrest did not result in charges or a conviction. You should then ad an addendum to the form disclosing the place and date of the arrest and submit proof that the charges were dropped.
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