Immigration: Does a DUI render me inadmissible into the USA?

I would like to immigrate to the USA, but i got a DUI in Canada and was fined and barred from driving for a year. It was dealt with summarily last year. Does this render me inadmissible in the USA?

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F. J. Capriotti III

F. J. Capriotti III

Immigration Attorney - Portland, OR
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Talk to a US licensed immigration attorney ... it shouldn't be a problem.

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Stephen D. Berman

Stephen D. Berman

Immigration Attorney - Chicago, IL
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Generally it does not.

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Christopher Irvin Simser

Christopher Irvin Simser

DUI / DWI Attorney - Syracuse, NY
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You should post this question where you'll receive answers from qualified Immigration Attorneys.

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Jayson Lutzky

Jayson Lutzky

Divorce / Separation Lawyer - Bronx, NY
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Contact a local experienced immigration attorney to assist you.

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Jeffrey Jose Estrella

Jeffrey Jose Estrella

Criminal Defense Attorney - New York, NY
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Ordinarily no but it may depend on various factual inquiries so you should hire a lawyer to protect your legal rights.
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