My fiancée is on probation for a drug related charge he is to file a I 30 petition for me will his probation affect the petition

Asked over 1 year ago - Brooklyn, NY

He was locked up before we got together do I have to wait until his probation is over before we file the petition or how does the probation affect the petition

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  1. Eric Edward Rothstein

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    Answered . He may have immigration problems of his own if he has a drug conviction. You should both see an immigration lawyer.

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  2. Joseph A Lo Piccolo

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    Answered . Speak to an immigration attorney.



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  3. Marco Caviglia

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    Answered . There are immigration implications concerning his status as a convicted offender and, further, his conditions of probation may present a problem as well. Contact a local immigration attoney.

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