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Lying in us citizenship interview

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what are the consequences of lying in citizenship interview? a friend entered false information about her entry to US , and they knew that, first how do they know and what would their next step be?

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Your friend needs an attorney as the nature of the lie can have different consequences. If, for example, she obtained her green card through fraud, she can end up in removal proceedings.

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no she didn't obtain her green card through fraud, she gave wrong information about her entry and departure of US after he got her green card, to make the needed period for applying to interview

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Lying to the government is a bad idea. She should meet with an attorney to have a full assessment.


Immediately retain a professional legal counsel in MD. Any rebuttable presumption fraud, perjury or deception as perceived by the reviewing officer at that juncture, if not remedied correctly and swiftly, will result in a permanent bar and refusal of any immigration benefits in the U.S.

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USCIS can deny naturalization and if warranted, start deportation proceedings. Consult with an experienced immigration attorney.

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I agree with my colleagues. Have your friend look for an experienced attorney in her area right away.

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