The dream of becoming a U.S. legal permanent resident or citizen is unfortunately often derailed by an applicant’s criminal history. The U.S. immigration laws are complex and contain many bars to immigration benefits if one is convicted of a criminal offense, or even sometimes just having been arrested. Unfortunately, many applicants do not understand the complex and confusing laws regarding criminal consequence of immigration offenses. Indeed, understanding such laws requires a thorough knowledge of the Immigration and Nationality Act and careful analysis of the laws as applied to the facts. The attorneys at Onal Gallant Bayram & Amin PC have experience with criminal immigration issues and are available to speak with you about the criminal consequences of any criminal history you may have.