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Were you charged with a misdemeanor?
Hit and Run Causing Property Damage (CVC 20002)
Hit and run causing property damage only is a misdemeanor. If you are found in violation of CVC 20002, you face a hit and run punishment of:
This would not cause you to be inadmissible and would not be a reason for you to not get your visa stamp or green card because the fine is not more than one year in jail. It is not a crime involving moral turpitude and if you are convicted you will still be able to get your resident status.
You should try to get a lawyer to have the charge dismissed by making a report to your insurance company and taking care of the damage.
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