Hello, I was arrested for solication of prostitution in the state of minnesota. I was released after 4 days without bail today ( O.R. release) and I have pleaded not guilty.My court trial date is on Aug 1, 2014. It is misdemeanor crime in Minnesota with maximum fine of $1000 and/or 3 months jail. But, I am told person with no criminal record usually gets about $500 fine and couple months of probation period. I have hired a criminal lawyer to defend my case. I am in Green Card status which expires in May 2017. I have been in U.S since 1999 and have no criminal charges or arrests other than this one. Can you please advise..what are my chances of getting green card renewed or apply for naturalization. Is this deportable offence? I may have chances of taking plea bargin to reduce the offence to petty misdemeanor or drop of the case all together by taking certain classes, doing community service.
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