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Hey guys just applied for naturalization. First time writing in a forum so bear with me still trying to figure out how everything works. So I just wanted some in put from you guys. I been permanent resident since 05 just applied for citizenship. Now my issues are this when I was 12 years old I was caught shoplifting embarrassing to say now but I believe it was a Pokemon pack . So I had paid restitution to the store. No police was called to court or anything of that sort. Number # 2 issue in 2011 I missed a court date for a traffic ticket . The ticket was driving while talking on a cell phone . So the court issued a bench warrent and I was pulled over and arrested for the bench warrent judge let me out the next day I took care of all traffic tickets and all license related issues . It took my few months to sort all traffic tickets but all paid and license good. Haven't gotten any tickets since 2011. Finally number 3 issue I was late filling tax returns but don't owe any taxes all them up to date. Now I disclose all this on n400. I also had a lawyer prepare the form. He said everything should be fine. Now I know he professional but doesn't all these things look real bad or am I just scaring my self . Like to hear if anyone had similar experiences

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I doubt those will be an issue.

Hopefully they will understand that you've gotta catch 'em all.


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Given that you settled the case upon which the bench warrant was based, it will probably not be a problem. You should obtain court-certified copies showing that you paid those fines and that the case was ended.


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AoS

Day 0 (4/23/12) Petitions mailed (I-360, I-485, I-765)
2 (4/25/12) Petitions delivered to Chicago Lockbox
11 (5/3/12) Received 3 paper NOAs
13 (5/5/12) Received biometrics appointment for 5/23
15 (5/7/12) Did an unpleasant walk-in biometrics in Fort Worth, TX
45 (6/7/12) Received email & text notification of an interview on 7/10
67 (6/29/12) EAD production ordered
77 (7/9/12) Received EAD
78 (7/10/12) Interview
100 (8/1/12) I-485 transferred to Vermont Service Centre
143 (9/13/12) Contacted DHS Ombudsman
268 (1/16/13) I-360, I-485 consolidated and transferred to Dallas
299 (2/16/13) Received second interview letter for 3/8
319 (3/8/13) Approved at interview
345 (4/3/13) I-360, I-485 formally approved; green card production ordered
353 (4/11/13) Received green card

 

Naturalisation

Day 0 (1/3/18) N-400 filed online

Day 6 (1/9/18) Walk-in biometrics in Fort Worth, TX

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Yes I got a court disposition for the incident and mailed that too. So at the end it's up to the interviewing officer ? Or there are guidelines to what is consider bad or not to bad in terms of naturalization

Any suggestions to what they would question about the 3 incidents

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