League City, TX asked in Immigration Law for Texas

Q: I would like to know if my father applied for citizenship here in the US if there is a chance he can obtain it.

He committed a crime in 1982. It appears as such: CRIME CLASSIFICATION: Felony First Degree, OFFENSE CODE: 356215, OFFENSE DESCRIPTION: Pos Marij Over 2000 LB, and received 10 years probation, which he completed and has all the documentation. He has had no other criminal behavior and has since lived an honest life.

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Amanda B Cook
Amanda B Cook
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Montgomery, AL

A: Aggravated felony issues are complicated and you should seek a paid consultation with an attorney experienced in such matters.

Hector E. Quiroga
Hector E. Quiroga
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Las Vegas, NV

A: There are a lot of variables in the issue, such as the time during which offense took place and whatever agreement was reached between your father and the prosecution. Your father should consult with an immigration attorney familiar with the impact of crime on immigration.

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