If my son had a felony conviction 4 years ago and has a green card, now that he is travelling to Puerto Rico for a short vacation will have problems on re-entry to the US?

Asked on September 19, 2014 under Immigration Law, Virginia

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

Yes, he might indeed.  He should absolutely not travel unless and until he speaks with an Immigration attorney. The fact of his particular case will govern if he is excludable upon re entry under the Immigration laws.  Seek help. Good luck.


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