Q: I am applying for citizenship. My question is with question "Have you EVER lied to any U.S. Government officials etc.
I did lie to officers in my birth country 2013, which is 10 years ago, to get a visa to get into america.
I am now married and nothing else like this has happened.
Since it's over 5 years ago, will this effect my application?
A: You need to hire legal counsel. It would be the best to do a FOIA requesting a copy of all your documents and then file the citizenship. A lied could to US officials can have serious immigration consequences.
A: You need to discuss that exposure with a licensed immigration attorney confidentiality as that may result in a denial.
A: You should definitively consult with an attorney to establish whether the incident back in 2013 made you inadmissible to the U.S. Keep in mind that it does not matter whether five years have happened since your application because the question states, have you ever, not have you within the last five years. Best of luck, and I hope you can join your family in the U.S.
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