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Can a US citizen sponsor or invite a friend from another country to come to the U.S if the U.S citizen has been in jail for less than 4 days and is involved in what's called a pretrial diversion that will eventually be expunged? What are the implications and what can be done?
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Yes a US can still invite a friend to visit in the US even if they have a criminal record. This has nothing to do with the invitation. The background of the US citizen is not an issue for this and it will not be asked about. It will have nothing to do with the friend visiting the US.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Can you describe the process to secure a visa for a visitor?

The foreigner must first fill out an online form and pay fees and get an appointment for the US embassy or consulate closest to him. https://ceac.state.gov/genniv/

Then the foreigner attends the interview and takes any supporting documents such as your invitation if you would like to provide one. Then the friend will be approved or denied a visa.

I hope this helps and hope you can kindly issue a good rating.

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