Obtain certified copies of your criminal record(s).
The CBP will require you to obtain certified copies of the Judgment (disposition), Information and police arrest record for each arrest and/or criminal conviction. Even if your case was dismissed, you will be required to provide these documents. Obtain these documents before consulting with an attorney.
Consult with an experienced, competent immigration attorney.
It is critical that you consult with an experienced immigration attorney BEFORE returning to CBP "Deferred Inspections" for your appointment. An immigration attorney can prepare you and represent you during the appointment with CBP. It is important to have an immigration attorney with you to protect your legal rights. This includes representing you during an interview or sworn statement and making legal arguments as to why you should not be placed into deportation proceedings or detained.
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