Archive for January, 2013

Naturalization and Previous Charge of Knife Possession as a Minor

January 18, 2013 | Criminal Convictions, Naturalization

Q.  I was charged with possessing a knife, but the judge discharged the case. This happened when I was just 17. Will I have a problem becoming a U.S. citizen? A.  If you have been a permanent resident five years from the time of your offense, the incident should not keep you from naturalizing unless […]