Me and my boyfriend were going to get married and try to get his papers that way we have an immigration lawyer but will my recor

Asked 11 months ago - Bangor, ME

i have theft from a store.....taking vehicle without owners co.cent....transportation of a controlled substance...posseaion of drug parafenalia.....nothing violeny and i have done all my time and discharged parole 2 1/2 years ago

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  1. Giacomo Jacques Behar

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    Answered . Assuming you are a US citizen, unless you have sex crime convictions with a minor, you have nothing to worry about. Just make sure there are no open warrants for your arrest, though.

    Behar Intl. Counsel 619.234.5962 Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be... more
  2. Irene Vaisman

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    Answered . I assume you are a US citizen. As long as he knows about all f your arrests, they are your arrests and should not have an effect on him. Also, make sure you do not have any open warrants because if you do, you may be arrested inside a Federal Building when you go in for his interview. Also, make sure you work with an experienced attorney.

    Irene Vaisman, Esq. 11 Broadway, Suite 615 New York, NY 10004 (646) 253-0516 This is not legal advice and a... more
  3. Mayra L. Calo

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    Answered . there are very little restrictions on a US citizen's ability to petition regardless of criminal history on the citizen's part. Speak to an immigration attorney who can best advise you

    DISCLAIMER The answer given above by the lawyer serves for educational purposes only and provides general... more
  4. Enrique Felix Mesa Jr.

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    Answered . Being a US citizen, then your record should not affect your ability to apply for your husband based on your criminal convictions. As discussed above, your husband should be aware of these convictions. That being said, before you file you should make sure you discuss this matter with an immigration attorney to make sure he is eligible to apply for residency. I hope the above information was useful.

    My office is located in Manchester, New Hampshire, serving all of New England & Nationwide.

    Good luck,
    Enrique F. Mesa, Esq.
    Manchester, NH
    603–296–2222

    Phone: 603-296-2222; Email: LawServeAtty@aol.com. LawServe - 15 Stark St., Manchester, NH. The information... more

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