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Hey i got the information you requested:
i was 23 when my mom became a US citizen, to be even more specific, my mom was in the process of her citizenship while i was in KROM, she finalized it when i was already here, my mom has always been a single mother, i never met my father, i dont even know if he is alive, regarding the date she became a US citizen, i was only able to find out it was in June or July 2006.
The I - 130 was filed March 2012.
About my sentence, i'm assuming your talking about the criminal case, i was given probation for 1 year or 2 (don't remember), then it was modified due to the money that i hadn't finish paying, so it was extended for another year, part of the agreement was that i could early finish my probation once everything was completed, they also gave me community service hours which i completed, and if i'm not mistaken i believe they also sent me to take a behavior program class, which i also completed.
You mention something about the sentence being suspended?, to be honest i have no idea what the nature of that question is, so help me out on that. all i can tell you is that based on the disposition of the charges i didn't lose my civil rights. as far as i remember; in court i was scared of jail and i took a plea "guilty" and they gave me probation, i did a little research on that, and i believe the magnitude of my sentence was like that due to being a first offender and the nature of the charges. now if i'm not mistaken, the "GRAND THEFT 3RD DEG" charge, the disposition of this charge was change from "WH ADJ-PROB SP COND" to "NO ACTION", i believe this was part of the probation special condition after i successfully finish my probation.
I'd like to mention that perhaps you asked the questions and dates about when my mom became a US citizen because i remember that when my brother and i went to the US, He was 9 years old back then and when my mom became a US citizen, an immigration law benefited my brother,when he turned 18 he automatically became a US citizen as well, as far as i know i didn't qualify for that law since i am 4 years older than him.
let me know if you need any other info,
Mr. Senmartin, i appreciate your honest and quick response, however i'd like to ask you a couple of more questions. some of this questions i rather not share through this service. here is my magicjack number XXX-XXX-XXXX, email: [email protected] what i can ask you is: what do you think about initiating the "pardon" through the US embassy here in my country, to try to get a visa in the future if the pardon is approve?
Also if i decide to get a divorce, would i have to cancel my moms current petition and file a new one based on being single again? thanks once again for your approach and excellent service!
that is very helpful information Mr. Senmartin, thank you very much.
to make sure i proceed correctly i have to ask: should my first step be applying for the visa B-2? the reason i ask is because i've been told that i can set up an appointment with an immigration officer down at the U.S Embassy and ask all the necessary questions before proceeding at anything.
If i'm not mistaken, applying for a visa implies that i need a valid passport which i would have to request (the one i have expired) based on your answer. Also should i go to the interview with the airline ticket already?
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