I am legal in the country, however I have a wet reckless charge which happened five years ago. The fine is paid and the probation is over. Me and my wife just started the process for my adjustment of status. My question is: Will the wet reckless charge be an issue on my interview for the green card ?
Will not be an "issue' at all - don't worry. Simply disclose that "arrest" on the I-485 and bring a court certified final case disposition document to the interview.
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It should not impact approval but you should bring with you certified court dockets of all proceedings.
No, it would not be. It is wise to have an attorney assist you with all immigration applications. You should at least speak to an attorney, a good attorney. That's harmless, and you'll be glad you did. Most people who consider applying on their own, upon speaking with an immigration lawyer, request professional legal representation. A lawyer can easily demonstrate how much is involved in completing an immigration application, beyond filling out paperwork. There is considerable strategy involved, especially in this current anti-immigration climate, and unforgiving rules to sidestep. No reason to go it alone, especially when each application is kept by the U.S. government forever.
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