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Fishing without a license..received 'MD natural resource Citation' fined for 75$

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Me and my friend went to Lake for recreational fishing. My friend has a license but I don't. my friend gave the fishing rod to me to hold for sometime ..unfortunately Park police came at the same time and gave me Natural Resource citation ticket for 75$. I am ok to pay the fine but I would like to know... do I need to answer the following question as Yes in I-485 AOS. "Have you been arrested,cited,charged,indicted,fined,or imprisoned for breaking or violating any law or ordinance" ? Please provide your suggestion.

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This is not really a ticket charge as indicated by your topic area. You need to speak with an immigration attorney. I've changed the topic to that so you may receive some relevant responses. Good luck.

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Thanks James!!

James Donald Garrett

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Yes, you have been fined.

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You should consult with an immigration attorney, because the immigration consequences might be worse than a $75. fine.

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Yes. Unfortunately. Go to court and try to get a better result. See a lawyer.

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