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My boyfriend has received his green card a few month ago, if I file a domestic violence complaint against him will he be able to keep his green card?
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Sorry for the delay. I just ask that if it is bad news that you not shoot the messenger. Shooting the messenger is either leaving a negative rating (usually reserved for rude or unprofessional experts) or not leaving a positive rating at all.

If he is convicted of domestic violence, he will lose his green card and be deported from the U.S. You just have to make sure he gets convicted, so make sure that you help the police and prosecutor.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
what does it mean "get convicted"? does that mean receiving a restraining order?

No. A restraining order is often a civil remember. He has to be criminally convicted or at least admit the essential elements of domestic violence in order to lose his green card and be subject to deportation.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
what are the essential elements of domestic violence? would it count if its only a verbal threat?

No. He had to admit it to the police that he hit you. So it's basically that or that the prosecutor convicts him in court trial or he pleas guilty.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
ok, so threats don't count as violent as they are correct? how about kicking and breaking a TV, would that count as an essential element?

He has to admit guilt or be convicted. If he doesn't admit guilt, he fights against the conviction and wins, then you will not get him deported.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Ok but you did not answer my questions(?)

I have answered your questions. He has to admit guilt or be convicted. If he avoids a conviction, he will not lose his green card. What city and state do you live in?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Nj, BERGEN county, u didn’t answer if breaking a tv is considered a conviction to get him deported?

A conviction is if a judge or jury finds him guilty or if he pleads guilty. Has that happened?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I never pressed charges. would that be a criminal court? can I file a police report for something that happened monthes ago?

You needed to have pressed charges. Yes, that would be criminal card. But yes, you can file a police report for something that happened months ago. It just makes it harder for the prosecutor to get a conviction, but it is still possible.

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