To answer this question we would need to know of which offense(s) you were convicted. This question is best answered by consultation with an immigration attorney
The convictions will not deny your petition, but could render you inadmissible to the US.
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If you are the US citizen, your criminal record will not interfere with your ability to sponsor your spouse for a green card.
Mr. Shusterman's (former INS Trial Attorney, 1976-82) response to your question is general in nature, as not all the facts are known to him. You should retain an attorney experienced in immigration law to review all the facts in your case in order to receive advice specific to your case. Mr. Shusterman's statement above does not create an attorney/client relationship.
You listed what your convictions are not, but did not list what they are. Tell us what convictions you have so that we can better answer your question. Usually anything to do with domestic violence, spousal abuse, battery or assault would cause problems for your case.
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