Asked in Criminal Law and Immigration Law for Indiana

Q: Arrested twice in past and applying for spouse and family us visas

If my British wife was arrested once for a prevention of breech of peach and another years later for allagations from a school of child neglect ( detained for only the night and never were charged and realeased both times with no further action and not having any convictions or an actually criminal record would that be a denial for a spouse and family Visa?

And also would that stop here from being able to get a us citizenship?

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Robert Roy Klein
Robert Roy Klein
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Newport Beach, CA

A: There shouldn't be a problem. Retain any arrest or police report and a court letter showing that there is no record of being charged nor convicted. On the 485 or later on the N400, she needs to mention that she was arrested. She'll have the opportunity in the interview to explain what happened and show any docs that she has.

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