HI. THANKS FOR YOUR HELP.I WAS MARRIED WITH A US CITIZEN IN 1997. I WAS GIVEN MY TEMP Green Card AT THAT TIME FOR 2 YRS. AT THE SECOND INTERVIEW MY WIFE AND I WAS SEPARATE SO SHE DID NOT SHOW UP WITH ME AT THE SECOND INTERVIEW. SINCE THAT TIME BECAUSE I HAVEN'T A ORDER OF Deportation I CONTINUE LIVING HERE WORKING. I GOT MY REAL ESTATE LICENCE, PAY MY TAXES, ETC. I GOT MARRIED AGAIN, SHE IS A US CITIZEN TOO, WE ARE MARRIED FOR 7 YRS, NO KIDS YET, VERY HAPPY. I WENT TO MY INMIGRATION INTERVIEW YESTERDAY WITH MY WIFE. WE ARE MARRIED FOR ALMOST 7 YRS. SHE IS US CITIZEN. THE OFFICIAL ASKED ME IF I WAS ARRESTED IN THE PAST. I ANSWER YES, I HAD A DUI CASE IN 1997 AND I ALREADY GOT MY DRIVER LICENCE MANY YRS AGO AFTER I COMPLETE ALL THE REQUIRED COURSES. SHE BROUGHT A QUESTION THAT I WAS'NT EXPECT....HAVE YOU BEEN ARRESTED FOR OTHER CRIME? HAVE YOU USED OTHER NAME THAN YOUR NAME IN THE PAST. SHE ASKED THAT QUESTION LIKE 5 TIMES AND I ANSWER NO. NOW THIS IS THE CASE... IN DEC 30 2000 I WAS ARRESTED FOR POSSESION OF COCAINE. AT THAT TIME I WAS USING ANOTHER NAME WHEN I WAS ARRESTED. IT LOOKS LIKE MY FINGERPRINTS MATCHED WITH MY REAL NAME. THE CASE WAS DISMMISS!!! SINCE THE LAWYER TOLD ME DO NOT WORRY, THE CASE WAS DISMISS WHICH MEANS "NEVER EXISTED WHAT HAPPENED" I DENIED IN FRONT OF THE INMIGRATION OFFICIAL BECAUSE MY WIFE DIDN'T KNOW ABOUTH THAT ISSUE. SHE IS CHRISTIAN AND NEVER KNEW ABOUT THIS UNTIL YESTERDAY. THE OFFICIAL SAID IN 15 DAYS I WILL GET HER RESOLUTION ON THE MAIL! I KNOW I DID SOMETHING WRONG DENYING THAT BUT I WAS WORRY ABOUT MY WIFE REACTION IF I ACCEPT THAT. WHAT DO YOU THINK WILL HAPPEN WITH ME?? SINCE MY CASE WAS DISMISS, AND I HAVE BEEN A GOOD RESIDENT AND NOT COMMIT ANY CRIMINAL CRIMES, DO YOU THINK I HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO DEFEND MY CASE IF MY GREEN CARD IS DENIED? I WANT TO ADD ALSO I AM LIVING HERE FOR 15 YRS, IS THERE ANY PRIOR CASE LIKE MINE THAT I CAN STUDY. I CANNOT AFFORD A LAWYER AND MAYBE HAVE TO DEFEND MYSELF SO I WOULD LIKE A TIP ABOUT WHAT I CAN SAY AND WHAT NO TO SAY
State/Country relating to question: Florida
NOTHING. APPOIMENT WAS YESTERDAY
You may want to try your local legal aid organizations for free or reduced cost legal assistance - this is going to be more than you can reasonably do on your own.
Experienced immigration attorney.
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