My immigrant wife attacked me when I tried to protect my kids from her. I filed a TRO and judge found she did commit domestic violence, granted me a 1 year protective order w/no contact w/me or kids. I got my kids (6&9 yr old girls) into therapy and the therapist had to report my wife to CPS based on what my kids told the therapist.During the 1 year protective order,my wife made $2300 of unauthorized charges to my bank account, (police report filed, but prosecutor would not prosecute because of pending divorce but bank re-instated the funds) She was arrested for TRO violation, but charges were dropped.Now she is committing food stamp fraud. (investigation pending) There were no criminal convictions, but divorce judge gave me full custody. Now I have to repay for food stamps.What can I do?Also, I lost my job right after the divorce and now I'm on unemployment and food stamps.
No, a person cannot be deported for purportedly committing a crime if they are never charged or convicted of the crime.
The above is intended only as general information, and does not constitute legal advice. You must speak with an attorney to discuss your individual case.
Normally, DHS will not proceed with initiating removal proceedings unless a resident has a conviction that renders the resident removable.
If your wife adjusted status or obtained the immigrant visa based on your filing of the FORM I -130 on her behalf , you may be liable for federal benefits that she receives . This an obligation imposed by the Affidavit of Support that may have filed on her behalf. This obligation will endure until she becomes a U.S.citizen or she is no longer a resident of the U.S.
Mr. Berman is correct. You have never been charged let alone convicted. Good luck and the answer is NO. Hope this helps?
Your wife hasn't been convicted of a crime so she cannot be deported. Perhaps something may come of the food stamp issue.
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