The best way to assure that you apply and get accepted to the best visa for your specific situation is to work with an immigration attorney. An immigration attorney will guarantee that you have all the information necessary to apply to the most relevant visa to your situation.

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Waiver of Criminal Record

Applying for a green card, or an immigration visa, in the United States, with a criminal record, is very complicated. However, if the right precautions are taken it is possible to have your criminal record “waived” in relation to applying for a visa. However, if a crime makes you “inadmissible” to the United States, you will not be granted access.

The following are examples of crimes that it may be possible to be waived:

  • Prostitution
  • Unlawful commercialized vice
  • Moral turpitude
  • Possession of 30 grams or less of marijuana
  • Multiple convictions with an aggregate sentence of confinement of at least 5 years or..
  • A serious criminal offense in a case where you asserted immunity from prosecution, left the United States and refused to submit to the jurisdiction of a U.S. court

While these above crimes may see you eligible, there is a good amount of work and other eligibility requirements that will apply. The best way to determine if you may be eligible is to seek the advice of an immigration attorney.

Waiver of Inadmissibility for Fraud or Misrepresentation

A foreign national who has been committed of fraud or misrepresents a material fact for the purpose of obtaining immigration benefits during a visa application, entry to the U.S. or adjustment of status is inadmissible. However, there may be waivers to have this situation forgiven by the U.S. government.  This depends entirely on what your specific situation is, the best way to determine if you may be eligible for this waiver is to contact our immigration team.


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