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Hi, i went to immigration for my citizenship papers and was told to go home because i did not have the PTI program? what can i expect from that?

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New jersey

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Not yet... i went saturday...so they said they were going to send a letter.....

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Hello and welcome to Just Answer. No attorney-client relationship or privilege is formed by speaking to an expert on this site, the answers are for general information. By continuing, you confirm that you understand and agree to these terms.

PTI is a diversionary program which results in the dismissal of the charges after one year and successful completion of all the program requirements. If he competes the PTI, there will be no conviction for removal purposes. Generally, as long as there is no admission to the facts constituting the offense, PTI will not affect immigration status. What they are looking for is proof the PTI was completed and you can obtain the document from the county court where you received the PTI.

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Immigration Lawyer: KLAW, Lawyer replied 11 months ago

If you did not have a PTI program then the charges were not dismissed. The consequences of not having a PTI and dismissal could vary depending on the charge. What were you charged with? What was the outcome?

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