Saint Louis, MO asked in DUI / DWI and Immigration Law for Kansas

Q: Can a dui diversion affect immigration status(green card holder) it's 1st offense.

I was arrested for dui BAC 0.26 (1st offense)no injuries,no accident,no body is hurt and now i am in diversion programm can this diversion affect my immigration status.i am a permanent resident (green card holder)

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Deron Edward Smallcomb
Deron Edward Smallcomb
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A: It will likely affect your ability to become a citizen for at least five years, but it is unlikely they will try to take your green card.

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