Misdemenor A charges Expunged and DS160 Impact?

Asked about 2 years ago - Chicago, IL

Misdemenor A charges got dismissed and expunged. Do I need to report my arrest details on DS 160 form for VISA? If so, what documents I need to carry to Embassy during visa interview.

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  1. Giacomo Jacques Behar

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    Answered . Yes.
    The certified copy of the court's final disposition of your case. NOT your "expungement" certificate, as expungements are worthless for immigration purposes.

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

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    Answered . You must still answer truthfully. If the question asks about arrests the answer is yes. You do not however have a conviction as the charges were dismissed.

    The answer provided here is general in nature and does not take into account other factors that may need to be... more
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