Would it affect my immigration status if I do not appear for court for a minor infraction? 5 Answers as of August 17, 2015

What happens if you don't appear in court for an infraction like jaywalking?

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Lawrence Lewis
Lawrence Lewis | Lawrence Lewis, PC
Yes, because a warrant will be issued, and your license will be suspended, which means when you are stopped for another super minor, nothing traffic infraction, you will be arrested and jailed.
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 8/17/2015
Law Office of Edward J. Blum
Law Office of Edward J. Blum | Edward J. Blum
It could result in bench warrant
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/14/2015
Law Office of Jeff Yeh
Law Office of Jeff Yeh | Jeff Yeh
Why would you not appear and get a traffic warrant issued?
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/14/2015
The Rogers Law Firm
The Rogers Law Firm | Andrea Storey Rogers
If you have a court date, you must either appear in court or pay the fine prior to the court date. If you fail to pay the fine or appear in court, the court will issue a warrant for your arrest.
Answer Applies to: Missouri
Replied: 8/14/2015
Alena Shautsova
Alena Shautsova | Alena Shautsova
You should appear. It may turn into something ugly like a warrant against you.
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 8/14/2015
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