I have been a greencard holder for almost 7 years already. I have never applied for a citizenship. Last year i got charged with three separate DUIs which all happened within a 4 months period. I'm still beating the cases with my lawyer. I got charged with the aggrevated DUI for the 3rd case as also was on suspended licence and lost a trial where i was found guilty. The second DUI case is going to be dismissed-no evidence, and the first one is still in process. What would happen with my legal status? Will i be eligible for citizenship or be deported?
You need to consult with an immigration attorney who will review your criminal file. That being said, one cannot naturalize while still on probation. Additionally, provided what you mention, you will in most likelihood need to wait an additional five (5) years before you file for naturalization.
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