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

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

Mooresville, IN -

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Thomas W. Goldman

Thomas W. Goldman

Immigration Attorney - Bradenton, FL
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.

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Rixon Charles Rafter III

Rixon Charles Rafter III

Litigation Lawyer - Fairfax, VA
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
Gintare Grigaite

Gintare Grigaite

Immigration Attorney - Bayonne, NJ
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
Veronica Tunitsky

Veronica Tunitsky

Immigration Attorney - Houston, TX
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

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