I was holding a tourist visa, and I worked for about 6 moths under someone else's name and using her social security number. When I came back to usa, at the port of entry they question me, and I told them the truth. After that, I got my permanent residence through my husband. Now I am trying to get my citizenship. Question number 22 of N-400 asks if have you ever committed a crime. Is that consider a crime?
Yes, that is "fraud". Fraud, whether intentional or not, IS a "crime'. It is in fact "a crime for which you were not arrested and/or convicted."
Make sure to have an experienced attorney complete and file that N-400 on your behalf, as well as accompany you to the N-400 interview.
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Yes, it will be considered "Fraud".
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