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CRIMINAL RECORD IMPACT

by Andy J. Semotiuk
Member of the US and Canadian bars
What risks are involved in entering the US with a criminal record?

Do you have a criminal record? You may be inadmissible to the United States! If you are inadmissible, you must have a U.S. Waiver of Inadmissibility (or Visa Waiver for most non-Canadians from Countries in the Visa Waiver Program) to gain legal entry to the United States and avoid the risk of:

  • Arrest
  • Confiscation of Your Vehicle
  • Conviction
  • Deportation
  • Detention
  • Embarrassment
  • Fines
  • Inability to Visit Sick Family or Friends
  • Inability to Travel Internationally via the U.S.
  • Incarceration
  • Lost Prepaid Travel Expenses
  • Lost Business Opportunities
  • Missed Vacation Opportunity
  • Refused entry
  • Refused Medical Trazvel and Treatment
  • Removal
  • Voluntary Departure
     
People traveling to the United States with you face the same risks as you because of your inadmissibility! If you are traveling with a friend or relative that is aware of your inadmissibility and you do not have a Waiver, your friend or relative could be subject to all of the above risks AND they can be charged and convicted with harboring an illegal alien an offence that would make them inadmissible to the United States!

Refusal to the United States can be devastating or extremely disappointing and affect situations such as:

  • Business Travel (meetings / training / trade shows)
  • Pleasure Trips (vacation, honeymoon, traveling with and without children)
  • Immigrating to the United States
  • Temporary Study or Employment
  • Retiring to the United States on a seasonable basis
  • Non-Emergency and Emergency Medical Treatment
  • Lost employment opportunities to you (job offer or promotion contingent upon ability to travel to the United
  • States) and to your employer
  • Incarceration
  • Lost Prepaid Travel Expenses
  • Lost Business Opportunities
  • Missed Vacation Opportunity
  • Refused entry
  • Refused Medical Trazvel and Treatment
  • Removal
  • Voluntary Departure

For help in filing your application contact me at Andy@myworkvisa.com or call my office at the number indicated on this site.
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