Will I be denied citizenship for getting a caution after committing theft? 3 Answers as of August 03, 2011
A few years ago I admitted to theft around 30 pounds. I got a caution it was my first and only offense. I'm now 26 and a year ago I went to visit the USA for a 3 week holiday on the i-94 entry form. I answered no to the arrested or convicted of moral turpitude well at the time I had forgotten about my caution and did not understand the term moral turpitude. I now want to marry my USA fiance and apply for a k1 visa what are my chances that they will deny me my visa because of this caution and does this automatically ban me for life from the USA? I am a UK resident
Kazmi & Sakata
| Harun Kazmi
Hello, this may come up on your fiance visa, but you should be honest throughout the rest of this application and it should process normally.
Answer Applies to: California
Fong & Associates
| William D. Fong
It depends on the laws in the UK and how they relate to similar laws in the US. It sounds like a misdemeanor as it was less than $50 USD. This does not ban you for life from the US.
Answer Applies to: Texas
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