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was convicted of (NNN) NNN-NNNN3 controled substance manufacture

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was convicted of (NNN) NNN-NNNN3 controled substance manufacture marijauna recieved two years probation which i sucessfully completed and was released from. per my my plea agreement the the conviction been reduced to simple possesssion 333.74032d my question how i get the state and federal data bases to update my info and show that i,m not a felon , i,m going to canda to work in may i don,t want have any issues at the border ,and whatabout the federal fire instant back ground check how is that updated
Hello, my name is Ely. Welcome to JustAnswer. Please note: (1) this is general information only, not legal advice; and (2) my function is to give you honest information and not necessarily to tell you what you wish to hear. Note: there may be a slight delay between your follow ups and my replies.

I am sorry for your situation. Can you please tell me if you have been stopped and accused of having a conviction already, or, are you simply apprehensive about the fact that you may be stopped and accused of such?

This is not an answer, but an Information Request. I need this information to answer your question. Please reply, so I can answer your question. Thank you in advance.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

i want to know what i can do to make sure my that my new information is properly entered in the system showing i no longer have felony , no ihavenot been stopped, but i,m going to work in canada in may i,m worried that if the fedral data is not corrected i wil have trouble at the border

Thank you, Bob.

The authorities at the border will look to your record with the FBI. That record combines the following databses:
-Sexual Offender Registry;
-Foreign Fugitive;
-Immigration Violator (USCIS/ICE/CBP);
-Violent Gang and Terrorist Organization;
-Wanted Persons files (federal and state warrants)
-state records.

The way to see what is in your record is to request it from the FBI. You may obtain a copy of your FBI Identification Record by sending a request to:

Federal Bureau of Investigation
CJIS Division
Attention: Record Request
1000 Custer Hollow Road
Clarksburg , WV 26306

You are required to provide the following :

1) Your written request.

2) Payment for the $18 processing fee, either by certified check or money order made payable to the U.S. Treasury, or a credit card. For credit card payment information, visit the Identification Record Request website.

3) A current, original tenprint fingerprint submission (not previously processed) taken by a local law enforcement agency and bearing your name, date of birth, and place of birth. Key information needed is magnified below.

If you see a conviction on the record and wish to challenge it, you may do so by writing to FBI’s CJIS Division, Attention: Correspondence Group, 1000 Custer Hollow Road, Clarksburg, WV 26306.

Let me know if you need a sample letter for the original request, or the challenge (if necessary).

The processing time may take a little bit - several weeks. You can obtain an estimate of the current processing time by calling(NNN) NNN-NNNN

I hope this helps and clarifies - best of luck.

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