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Hello, I'm an English Seaman...
Hello, I'm an English Seaman and have been living in France for last 3 years.
I recently received a 3 year suspended sentence for Voluntary violence causing death without intention. I can't believe that I was convicted as it was widely know that there was no conclusive evidence that I was responsible. ( another story) I am free to do as I please and I did not have any jail time.

I am worried because my career takes me to the US quite regularly on british flagged vessels and I'm afraid that I will not be eligible to renew my B1B2 visa or I will be refused entry. Is there anything I can do, is it possible for my case to be looked at individually? Am I screwed?
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Immigration Law
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There is no waiver for this ground of inadmissibility. This is a crime involving moral turpitude and as such it makes you inadmissible. You could be denied entry on your Visa into the US if your conviction becomes known to the US government. Your visa renewal will be denied when this one expires.

 

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