It is from 7 years ago. She was not arrested just questioned. Went to court and plead guilty. We have been married 3 years.
Any contact with the police can impact your wife's application. Some convictions will not automatically bar her adjustment, but could be looked at in the exercise of discretion; others may require a waiver--proving that it would be a hardhship to her family if she were denied her green card. Some crimes--even those that do not result in jail time--can bar a person from ever getting a green card or may end up with her facing a deportation proceeding.
Bottom line, if there has ever been any contact with law enforcement, contact a qualified immigration lawyer BEFORE you file.
As others have already stated, if your wife pled guilty to a crime, you need to seek the advice of myself or another competent immigration attorney BEFORE you file your adjustment of status application. Criminal convictions can have very adverse immigration consequences, including deportation (a/k/a deportation). Hope this helps. I can be reached at either (770)955-1785 or (678)576-9394 or via e-mail at email@example.com. THINK IMMIGRATION - THINK BOB BEER
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