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I lost my legal status when my husband divorced me. It has been almost a year and a half since I am in this situation. During that time I was taking prerequisite classes at a local collage that were required for the Nursing Program. Just recently Iíve received a letter that Iíve got accepted into the program. One of the requirements for the program is sending my fingerprints to FBI for criminal background check. I am wondering if by doing so I am risking being deported.

Many Thanks,
Laura


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Hi,

There is no risk of deportation based on sending fingerprints for FBI check. However, do not misrepresent your immigration status on any governmental forms (in case there is a question about your immigration status on any forms).

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Ajay K. Arora, Esq.
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I can answer your questions on employment and family-based U.S. Immigration Law. Expertise in various immigration categories includes the following: H-1B, L-1, O-1, PERM (labor certification), EB-1 to EB-3 I-140 employment-based immigrant petitions, family or fiance(e) or spousal sponsorship, visa extension or change of status, adjustment of status, naturalization (citizenship), etc.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) full member since 1995.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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