Will false claim of u.s citizenship on college application land me in hot waters in my future if i were to apply for citizenship

Asked about 2 years ago - Mooresville, IN

I claimed citizenship because I had no other way of getting a higher education. thanks.

Attorney answers (4)

  1. Thomas W. Goldman


    Contributor Level 7


    Lawyer agrees

    Answered . The law says any alien who falsely represents or has falsely represented, himself to be a citizen of the United States for any purpose or benefit under this act.....or any federal or state law is deportable. Misrepresentation of citizenship is a problem for you in the future.

  2. Rixon Charles Rafter III

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . Not sue why you posted this in the landlord tenant practice area.....moving you to immigration practice area.

    READ THIS BEFORE CALLING OR EMAILING ME: I am licensed to practice before the state and federal courts in Virginia.... more
  3. Gintare Grigaite

    Contributor Level 18

    Answered . Yes, this is a big problem. False claim of U.S. citizenship has no waiver in immigration whatsoever.

    Contact immigration attorney Gintare Grigaite, Esq. at 646-407-2331, located in New York and New Jersey. Answers... more
  4. Veronica Tunitsky

    Contributor Level 18

    Answered . If the government is aware of the false claim to us citizenship and that false claim was made after 1996, you would be precluded from seeking immigration benefits.

    The information offered is general in nature and not meant to be relied upon as legal advice. Please consult an... more

Can't find what you're looking for? Ask a Lawyer

Get free answers from experienced attorneys.


Ask now

23,461 answers this week

2,720 attorneys answering

Ask a Lawyer

Get answers from top-rated lawyers.

  • It's FREE
  • It's easy
  • It's anonymous

23,461 answers this week

2,720 attorneys answering