I been in USA almost 5 years now, and just convicted for a Misdemeanor DUI which is my first time, No one injured, just I crashed my car into a fence, got arrest at same time, I followed all the directions that I had received By the police Offie at the point, went to jail for 12 hrs, I don’t have any other criminal issues, No felonies, No arrests (just for this case), only I have couple of traffics tickets (which I paid all the fines for my traffic tickets)
I have a DUI lawyer is working on this case, case is not closed yet, but my lawyer told me I might for under the DUI INFORMAL PROBATION which might takes about 5 years, and my green card is expires a year after I finish me probation, I just convicted for a misdemeanor DUI, I haven’t convicted for any thing esles during my DUI.
If I finish my DUI classes, fines, probations, DMV suspension terms (which is one month) can I get my citizenship or this DUI might bar my citizenship process??
I'll edit the practice area to IMMIGRATION for you. All the best. Curious, how are DUIs handled in your home country?
SAN DIEGO CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY--20 years experience
One may apply for naturalization with evidence of finished DUI classes, fines, probations, DMV suspension terms.
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