IT IS YOUR DIRECT RESPONSIBILITY TO TELL THE TRUTH ON FEDERAL FORMS. You will not be able to pin it on the company team. You better amend the form as soon as possible
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CIS knows about what happened 13 years back. You must correct the form and answer honestly.
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You have been caught "lying" on an immigration Form, to obtain an immigration benefit. That's how the law looks at it.
In addition to immediately informing the "company lawyers" of the situation, I suggest you schedule a private consultation with a competent immigration lawyer in your area as well.
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You must answer honestly all questions in immigration forms or interviews. Amend the application.
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