- Be truthful and disclose any crime on the application. Failure to do so could be a problem.
- Most cases in most jurisdictions it will not be a problem as long as it’s fully disclosed.
- If it’s one offence, and as long as all the fines and rehabilitation programs has been completed, there is actually an exception.
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Today we got a question from our Facebook page and this question is about petty theft and marriage-based green card.
Question talks about a person was arrested for petty theft and the court charged him with a misdemeanor and later the case was dismissed after a diversion program. Now this person just got married and would like to know if this theft – looks like it was under $100 theft from the store – is going to affect the adjustment of status for the green card. Read more