If I have traffic tickets, can it affect me if I apply for US Citizenship? 6 Answers as of December 20, 2013

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Lana Kurilova Rich PLLC
Lana Kurilova Rich PLLC | Lana Kurilova Rich
Speeding or parking tickets are not criminal violations, so if you paid all the associated fines, those tickets should not come into play. DUI would matter, on the other hand.
Answer Applies to: Washington
Replied: 12/19/2013
Mulder Law office, PA
Mulder Law office, PA | Kyndra L Mulder, Esquire
A non criminal violation will not effect your application for NATZ.
Answer Applies to: Florida
Replied: 12/19/2013
Law Offices of Svetlana Boukhny
Law Offices of Svetlana Boukhny | Svetlana Boukhny
No, it should not affect your getting citizenship. However, see to it that the accumulation of unpaid traffic tickets does not result in a conviction for something bigger, which may impact it.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 12/19/2013
Reza Athari & Associates, PLLC
Reza Athari & Associates, PLLC | Reza Athari
See an immigration lawyer to evaluate your case.
Answer Applies to: Nevada
Replied: 12/20/2013
Law Offices of Grinberg and Segal
Law Offices of Grinberg and Segal | Alexander Segal
The answer depends upon more information such as the number of tickets you have, whether all fines and/or other punishments have been fully completed, the types of violations. You should take a copy of your driving record to an experienced immigration attorney for review.
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 12/19/2013
    Coane and Associates
    Coane and Associates | Bruce Coane
    Normally, it has no effect, but if there's many, it could lead to a negative finding regarding good moral character
    Answer Applies to: Texas
    Replied: 12/19/2013
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