Is there a waiver for claiming false citizenship in 99

Asked over 1 year ago - Fresno, CA

wife tried to enter with a false birth certifacte in 99 and was caught i am a citizen and i applyied for her legal entrance to the country in 2001 and was accepted with a k-3 visa when her interview came the lawyer told us to to go because to what happened in 99 can i do anything

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  1. J. Thomas Smith Ph.D.

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    Answered . Yes, possibly. The 212)h). The depends on a number of criteria. Do consult an experienced immigration attorney with specifics of your case.

    Law Offices of J Thomas Smith J.D., Ph.D 11500 Northwest Freeway, Suite 280 Houston, TX 77092 713-LAWYER-2 www.... more
  2. F. J. Capriotti III

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    Answered . I'm afraid that your lawyer may be right.

    Keep an eye 'open' for Obama's new Immigration Reform law.

    PROFESSOR OF IMMIGRATION LAW for over 10 years -- This blog posting is offered for informational purposes only. It... more
  3. Stephen D. Berman

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    Answered . No. Pre 1996 there is.

    The above is intended only as general information, and does not constitute legal advice. You must speak with an... more
  4. David B Pittman

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    Answered . I would listen to the advice of your lawyer or gat a second opinion if you are not sure.

  5. Sonya Nicole Campbell

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    Answered . No. I am not aware of a waiver for a "false claim to US citizenship."

    This response in no way establishes attorney/client privilege or relationship.

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