Will petty theft affect my application for a green card?

In this episode, attorney Jacob J. Sapochnick, discusses one of our most frequently asked questions: Can petty theft affect my application for a green card?

Important points to consider:

– Be truthful and disclose any crime on the I-485 application. Failure to do so could be a problem.

– In 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.

For additional questions pertaining to crimes that can make you inadmissible please call our office.

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