Archives for: June 22nd, 2022

Do You Have to Disclose Arrests to USCIS When You Apply for an Immigration Benefit?

When you apply for an immigration benefit, such as a green card or U.S. citizenship, you are required to disclose any arrests or criminal convictions that you have ever had.

Do You Have to Disclose Arrests to USCIS When You Apply for an Immigration Benefit?

If you have ever been arrested, you must disclose your arrests to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). If you fail to do so, even Read More

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What Do I Have to Tell Employers About My Expunged Criminal Record in Illinois?

If you have an expunged criminal record in Illinois, you may be wondering what you need to tell potential employers about it. The good news is that the law does provide some guidance on this issue; the bad news is that there are still a lot of unanswered questions. We’re here to clear up some of the confusion.

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Illinois Expungement FAQ

If you have a criminal record, it can feel like you’re carrying that weight around with you everywhere you go. It can be hard to find a job, get into school, or even rent an apartment. You may feel like there’s no way out – but there is. Check out this Illinois expungement FAQ to get answers to some of the most common questions about clearing your record in our Read More

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Your Complete Guide to Expunging Your FBI Record

If you’re like many people, you know that even a simple arrest creates a criminal record with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, or FBI. That’s because when you’re arrested, the arresting agency uploads your fingerprints into a massive database to check whether you’re wanted for any other crimes.

After the FBI receives your fingerprints and the charges listed against you, it creates a file with your name and fingerprints attached. Read More

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