Will my crime affect my immigration application? 2 Answers as of May 18, 2011I got pulled over 6 years ago and found out my license was suspended. The officer did not arrest me he gave 3 tickets including one for the suspended license. I went to court and paid only a fine of $250 for the suspension. I renewed my green card two years after that happened. Now I want to apply for my citizenship. Does it will affect my application? will they denied me?
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No, should have no effect on you application for naturalization. DWS (Driving While Suspended) is not what American immigration authorities consider a CIMT (Crime Involving Moral Turpitude) which could cause your application to be denied.
Answer Applies to: Virginia