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Mexican Work Visa with Misdemeanor DUI on Record

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I am contracted to move to Mexico from the US in the fall and work as a teacher at a high school. I am applying for my visa right now, and I was wondering if a past misdemeanor DUI will prevent me from obtaining the visa I need. Thank you for your help.

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It shoudl not. Be sure you have certified copies fo all court records showing yo have complied with the terms of the sentence.

Lynne R. Feldman, Attorney at Law
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That's a Mexican law question.

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