i'm vietnamese and on order of supervision lil over 10yrs already....can i try to get my greencard back now???
State/Country relating to question: Iowa
nothing yet...i moved to iowa about 9 months ago from california...this is another problem i dont understand that the dmv gave me the driver license for only 1 year same expiration time as my work permit...so when the time that my work permit is expired i will have to need time to renew it and during all that time i will not have a driver license???
Hello,my name is Judith. Thank you for this opportunity to answer your questions
You file for the work permit extension 3-5 months before it expires so you will have the new permit when it is time to renew your DL.
What were you convicted of?
What was your sentence?
how do i file for the work permit extension? i was convicted of a concealed weapon...at criminal court my attorney told me to take the deal and it wont be a felony ( because couple yrs before that i already got convicted of a burlary but my sentence was small since it was my first time)....so this time i took the deal and my sentence was 32 months i believed....but when i got to the reception them counselor came talked to me and said it is considered a felony so i had to do 80% of it because it's counted as a second strike.....i got arrested on 1999 and got released around 2001 then got picked up by ins...i stayed there about 6 months...went to court see the judge to ask for motion to release or something like that can't remembered...but at the court the judge told me to come back and it will be another 3 months something..at that time lots of people got released on order of supervision if they sign the removal thing so i signed at that court to because i just wanna go home....since i got out on order of supervision i stayed outta trouble till now....i wanna have a normal life like anyone else i'm 39 yrs old now and still single because i dont now whats gonna happen to me when they come and take me back to viet nam...i was convicted in orange county,california...thanks
Hello. I don't think I am going to have good news for you. When you were convicted of burglary, how much time were you sentenced to?
that time it was 1 year i thnik but then samething that nobody even my attorney told me about the Deportation..but then i didnt got deported on that time though...i was doing some kinda work furlow program like half way house...not jail....so where is the accept button that i could click on?
Unfortunately, that is an aggravated felony and the weapons offense is also a deportable offense, so you only have four options:
1) Get a full and unconditional governor's or U.S. Presidential pardon for each crime.
2) Hire a VERY good criminal attorney to look into the possibility of reopening your criminal case(s) because something was done incorrectly at the criminal level. If the case can be reopened, then the conviction needs to be vacated (set aside) and then you would need an agreement from the prosecutor not to prosecute you again (which they can do). You can try looking for an attorney at http://www.ailalawyer.com/.
3) Convince the majority of the U.S. Congress to change the law or to make a law of special application only for you called a Private Bill.
These options essentially would eliminate the conviction so that Immigration cannot use it against you to keep you out. Unfortunately, sealing or expunging the conviction does not work.
4) IF you became a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident while inside the U.S. AND you have a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident spouse or son or daughter that would suffer EXTREME HARDSHIP if you are deported, then you MIGHT stand a chance to not be deported and get Residency again.
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i didnt know that all these conversation are going to be in public...i don't like it at all so if u could please get all these convo out of that public room please...and if i wanna ask the gorvernor or the presidential to pardon each crime then what address of each of them that i send my repquest to?
I will lock down the question for privacy once we are done. If you committed the crime in Iowa, this link should help:
Here is the link for a Federal Pardon:
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i got convicted in california though so can u give me the link to california gorvernor? and which way is the best way i should try? in case i need to hire an attorney then i should get an attorney in california or iowa ( i live in iowa now but all those were happened in cali before)
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