Can a misdemeanor affect my immigration status?

In the United States federal criminal code, crimes are divided into two main categories: misdemeanors and felonies. The distinction is one of maximum punishment. A misdemeanor, according to federal law, is a crime punishable by five days to one year in jail regardless of the sentence imposed. Misdemeanors carry lower penalties than felonies, but higher … Continue reading Can a misdemeanor affect my immigration status?

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