Immigration Issues/Shoplifting and port of entry
I am sorry if you are getting this question again. I have asked this question to you before but if you have answered it, I would request to answer it again since I had problems with my email and I never received mails on it.
I have a sister who is recently got Belgium Citizenship through Naturalization. She had visited me last year. At that time she was not a Belgium citizen yet. She had visited me using her Indian passport. While she was here with me. She was arrested for Shoplifting( 2C 20-11BC2) Later her amended violation was 161-2 that is TWP ORD Dangerous or Annoying activity prohibited.
She would like to vist me again in a few weeks. Since she is no more Indian citizen and since she is Belgium Citizen, she does not need a visa to enter the US. She will be using a the waiver and hence she will be asked to fill the I-94W form.
What should be her answer to question 2 on the form?
Will she have any problem at the airport at all? If any then what are her options?
Form I-94W clearly states that if you answer "YES" to any of the question you need to see the US Embassy in your country.
Thanks a lot in advance
Without reviewing the conviction and arrest record I can't say. Shoplifting is a crime involving moral turpitude (CIMT) but it is less clear regarding the actual conviction. A lot will depend on admissions that she may make and what the arrest record states.
I can't answer questions from non-clients regarding how to answer specific questions on specific forms. You probably know the correct answer though and when in doubt I tend to err on the side of providing information.