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Category: Immigration Law
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Experience:  Private practice in several areas, including immigration
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No... I am on J1 visa and been charged with sec 472a child

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JA: Have you filed any paperwork with the USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) yet?
Customer: No... I am on J1 visa and been charged with sec 472a child endangerment. My visa expires on Dec 30 2016 . But not sure if court date will go beyond that as we are working to get the case waived. Should i leave by Dec 30 ? Could you please advise
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: I have a criminal defense lawyer... But this is related to immigration...
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Immigration Law
Expert:  Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq. replied 1 month ago.

Hello! My name is***** and I am a licensed attorney with more than 14 years of experience. I am here to assist you with your questions. Please understand that if I ask you for additional information, you are NOT charged again and our communications are NOT timed. So please see this as a relaxed conversation between friends. I am here to help.

Please give me a few minutes to review your question and I will be right with you with an answer. Sorry for any delay. I may have to do some research and at the same time I read and type fast, but not that fast! Thank you for your patience.

Expert:  Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq. replied 1 month ago.

Sorry about the delay. You have not been convicted?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I am not convicted...
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
The case is ongoing and we are trying to get it waived before Dec 2016. But if it is beyond Dec 2016. I don't have visa and work. What should I do then ?