I am currently on F1 student visa working under OPT. I recently married my boyfriend of over a year who is a US citizen. We are applying for my adjustment of status. Do I need a police clearance certificate? If so, do I need one from my home country and from USA? what's the process?
Depending on your criminal history, you likely do not need to provide your history. If you do have a criminal background, be sure to speak with an immigration attorney about the possible consequences.
Attorney Khurgel is a former USCIS and State Department Embassy Officer. His comments on Avvo are general advice, and do not constitute an attorney-client relationship.
No you don't need it. Consult an immigration attorney regarding your application for adjustment of status.
That would depend on whether there are charges in your background. Talk directly to an immigration attorney by scheduling a personal consultation for best results. The U.S. criminal records are usually obtained via fingerprint/biometrics background checks.
Gunda J. Brost Brost Law Office This advice does not form an attorney-client relationship and is merely informative. It should not by itself be relied upon to address a legal concern.
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