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Can you be called for jury duty while on a Permanent Resident Status?
Posted 06 April 2010 - 09:04 PM
Posted 06 April 2010 - 09:21 PM
Edited by yellowlight, 06 April 2010 - 09:22 PM.
Posted 06 April 2010 - 09:28 PM
Basically that is my question. While on a Permanent Resident Status can you be called for Jury Duty?
Yellowlight-Yes, as a permanent resident, you can receive a notice for jury duty...
As notices like that are randomly sent, really....
However.....PERMANENT RESIDENTS CANNOT SERVE ON A JURY!
And by doing such, it would be illegal, and one would have serious consequences if they served on such...
For example, if you serve on a jury as a permanent resident, you will not be allowed to have citizenship (and yes, they do ask about that on the citizenship process).
ONLY CITIZENS CAN SERVE ON A JURY.
So if a permanent resident ever gets a notice for jury duty...
Simply return the form and say..."cannot serve on the jury, not a citizen..."
And don't lie/not tell the truth about this either!
Hope this helps. Good luck.
Edited by Ant+D+BabyA, 06 April 2010 - 09:31 PM.
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Posted 06 April 2010 - 09:59 PM
To serve, yes.
Are you sure? I thought you had to be a Citizen and able to vote?
To be called, no. Which is what you asked.
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Posted 07 April 2010 - 08:59 AM
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Posted 07 April 2010 - 01:59 PM
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Posted 07 April 2010 - 02:06 PM
Three weeks later she recieved a letter for jury duty.
The form had a line item, Are You a Citizen, Check No and send it back.
Only citizens can serve Jury Duty.
But any, Legal, resident can be random ly selected, but not serve.
Posted 07 April 2010 - 04:31 PM
You have a chance of getting a Jury Duty letter every time your name pops up in a state-run database system. i.e applying for any kind of License, voter registration, if your going through the process of buying a house, ect...
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Posted 07 April 2010 - 06:18 PM
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Posted 07 April 2010 - 07:30 PM
Another question; if you are a dual-USC, what will happen if you claim exemption and sent a copy of the OTHER passport as evidence?
you cannot do that, you are a USC of this country, you have the responsibility to serve your country on jury duty. That is part of the 100 questions you had to study for the test.
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