Does My Criminal Record Ever Go Away?

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I get many questions about whether someone can erase their criminal record after completing probation or after the passage of a certain amount of time. In the United States, your criminal convictions are never automatically taken off your record just due to the passage of time. If you have a conviction from 1999, that conviction will appear on your criminal …

Have I been “convicted” of a crime?

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Most people think that you can only have a “conviction” on your record if you plea guilty to a crime or are found guilty at trial. And even then, you might hear that if you “pay everything” or have no problems on probation that your record will be clean. Right? WRONG! You do not have to plead guilty to a …

MUST READ for Those Processing a Provisional Wavier Application – USCIS Issues Memorandum on Guidance for Provisional Waivers

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On March 4, 2013, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services implemented a new Provisional Waiver process for those individuals who are married to a United States citizen, or who have a USC parent or child, but the applicant is not legally eligible to file for a green card in the U.S. because they entered the country without inspection.  This new process …