The immigration lawyers at Fong & Aquino LLP have handled many applications for naturalization for our clients in the Los Angeles area as well as the Coachella Valley area.
I have always chuckled about Question # 22: “Have you EVER committed, assisted in committing, or attempted to commit, a crime or offense for which you were not NOT arrested?” Chewing gum in court? Jaywalking in New York City? As it turns out, this is not a trivial matter.
Just how far the government would be willing to go to take away someone’s citizenship if it later discovered that an individual had fibbed is a question that went all the way up to the United States Supreme Court. During recent oral arguments in Maslenjak v. United States, this exchange occurred between the government’s lawyer and the Chief Justice: