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Max jail time is one year for petit larceny, does it qualify for petty theft exception? (for citizenship purposes)

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max jail time is one year for petit larceny, does it qualify for petty theft exception if this is only crime ever for citizenship purposes

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Attorney answers 2

Posted

Misdemeanor larceny will not disqualify you from citizenship. But you should try to get a plea such a violation.

Asker

Posted

thank you very much. During court hearing I plead guilty to disorderly conduct which is a violation. so I should be good then, right?

Ernest DuBose

Ernest DuBose

Posted

Yes that is a violation not a crime so you are fine.

Posted

It may or may not, however this is better answered by an immigration attorney.

The advice I have given does not bind the parties in any manner and is merely given as a courtesy.