Green Cards

A DUI conviction can affect a legal alien as follows:

Each case would be evaluated on a case-by-case determination and the crime of DUI itself does not specifically bar admission into this county. However, depending on the particular circumstances of your case, a DUI offense may fall into one of the categories by which a legal alien can be deported. These categories include: (1) Convicted of a Crime of Moral Turpitude within 5 years of admission to the United States or within 10 years of being granted lawful permanent resident status, (2) Multiple criminal convictions for Crimes of Moral Turpitude, (3) Convicted of an Aggravated Felon, (4) Conviction of a crime involving controlled substances.