A friend of mine is a perminant resident since 1986 In 1998 Got into a fight and was charged with aggrieved batteri, she pleaded no contest went on probation and completed it. Now she would like to travel outside the country will she have a problem when she try to reenter the country, and is it ok for her to file to become a citizen of the United State.
Answered on: 12/19/11, 9:34 am by Rebecca White
Your friend needs to take her full criminal record to an immigration attorney for a review before she travels and/or files for US citizenship. The exact details of her charge are going to be important in planning her next steps.
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