I need to get my H1B renewed in a few months and I am contemplating getting a 851.8(c) to obtain my PFI so I do not have issues with visa offices and point of entry. Will my arrest from the past still show up despite having a 851.8c (seal & destroy) successfully petitioned?
Everything counts with immigration. You must inform USCIS of these charges, but your favorable outcome will help.
You always have to disclose to Immigration or the US consulate overseas any arrests. The positive outcome of the case will count in your favor.
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Any and all arrests have to be disclosed when applying for anything with either Immigration or US consulate abroad.
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