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I am applying for a K-1 fiance visa I-129F and I have a

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I am applying for a K-1 fiance visa I-129F and I have a misdemeanor that was expunged around 15 years ago....will this affect or delay my application.

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The government can always see something that was expunged. It is only the public that cannot see it. What was the misdemeanor?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Criminal impersonation.
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
where do I go to get the information on this citation to send in with the visa application? The police station?

Can you explain a little more about the charge? Why were you charged with that?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
about 15 years ago I went into a dentists office and gave a fake name and fake address so I wouldn't have to pay the bill.

Ok. Something like that should not cause an issue with the K-1. If they ask, you should not lie, but don't disclose if not asked. If asked, you should have certified copies from the police and the court that no records exist (since it has been expunged).

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
But the visa application wants to know this up front, (when I send in the application)...so do I send the certified copies from the police and court when I send in the application?
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
where do I get the certifies copies of the ticket and expungement?
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
would it help the approval process if I send copies of my college degrees? and maybe recommendation letters?
Thank you.

If they ask for it, yes, you have to disclose it and should send in the certified copies. If you do not send them with the application, they will ask for them later and it could delay the process. And no, copies of your college degrees won't really be helpful.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
one last question...I went to a drug rehab maybe a decade ago, will they know or ask about that?
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
where do I get the certified copies of the expungement?

One last question? We will see.... Anyway, that will be a problem if you were ever convicted of drug use. Then you will have to prove that you are not a danger to your fiancee. You would get certified copies from the police and from the court.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
not convicted of drug use...just criminal impersonation.

Ok. Please do not forget that positive rating. Thank you!

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