Is it possible that by just having tattoos they will deny you to bevome a citizen of the us ?
You are probably referring to an article that ran in the WSJ recently about Tatoos affecting citizenship. Tattoos can prejudice an applicant if the tattoos are associated with certain gangs. If you have "non-gang related" tattoos, you will be fine.
The article can be accessed here:
Yes, that rumor is on the grapevine and yes, some people have been refused visas (not citizenship, to my knowledge).
Talk to an attorney about yours.
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I have had some cases/clients in consular processing who have encountered problems with ANY tattoos automatically being associated with a "reason to believe" the applicant may be involved in gang activity. (Yes, I know this is unreasonable, but it nonetheless is happening.) Of course, suspicion of gang membership is a problem with immigration applications. Thus, I encourage clients with tattoos to have them evaluated by local law enforcement authorities if possible and to obtain a letter saying the tattoos are not known to be affiliated with any local/regional gangs.
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