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Could you please share your n400 interview experience. I am interested in those who applied for naturalization with multiple traffic tickets. I have researched this on the internet quite a lot and from what I understand traffic tickets are not a major concern unless you have too many of them. I am Not sure how many are too many. please help.

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Why do you continue to receive traffic tickets? Is it so important to speed?


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I have the following tickets: 2 speeding tickets in 2014 (one through red light photo enforcement, one through being pulled over by a cop). 4 tickets (2 speeding by pulled over by a cop and 2 improper red light turn via photo enforcement) in 2013. 1 failure to stop sign ticket in 2011 (pulled over by a cop, petty misdemeanor). 1 ez pass violation and a few parking tickets (handicap parking and meter expired).
1 of the 2 tickets in 2013 caused me point other was reduced by court to no points. 1 ticket in 2011 led to license suspension due to late payment, I paid, license got reinstated the next day. I did drivers improvement course to show sort of "rehab" for my mistakes for GMC.
Are these tickets “too many” or “too serious” for N400? Will I get my N400 denied? Please suggest.
Thanks


I have not had any since mid last year. I have improved and continue to do so. Thanks

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Hello,

Could you please share your n400 interview experience. I am interested in those who applied for naturalization with multiple traffic tickets. I have researched this on the internet quite a lot and from what I understand traffic tickets are not a major concern unless you have too many of them. I am Not sure how many are too many. please help.

Thanks

This is very similar to this question asked today. Read this thread for some answers: http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/543950-multiple-traffic-tickets-real-experiences-anyone/#entry7563921

Why do you continue to receive traffic tickets? Is it so important to speed?

USCIS doesn't care why you were speeding. They just want to know when it happened and what the outcome was.


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Thanks JimmyHou.

I was wondering because I have more tickets than the other guy. He has 4 tickets in 2 years. I have 1 ticket in 2011, 4 in 2013 and 2 in 2014. Does this make a difference? Thanks in advance.

Nope. Just have your receipts or dismissal papers with you. If you don't have them, try to get them from the court that handled the case. if you can't get them, disclose them on the application or at the interview and hope for the best.


For a review of each step of my N-400 naturalization process, from application to oath ceremony, please click here.

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had the following (actually all of it were originally speeding tickets but since I paid on time, it got changed to lesser offense):

06/25/13Speeding 5-9miles Fee paid

12/28/2011 Broken headlamp Fee paid

4/26/2010 Turn signal required Fee paid

when pplying for N-400, I stated the above on the form

had an interview on 4/3/15, the IO did not even ask about it, (if he did I had my paperwork proving that I paid the fines with me)

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had the following (actually all of it were originally speeding tickets but since I paid on time, it got changed to lesser offense):

06/25/13Speeding 5-9miles Fee paid

12/28/2011 Broken headlamp Fee paid

4/26/2010 Turn signal required Fee paid

when pplying for N-400, I stated the above on the form

had an interview on 4/3/15, the IO did not even ask about it, (if he did I had my paperwork proving that I paid the fines with me)

Traffic tickets shouldn't ever affect your application... they aren't a moral character issue unless they involve a DUI.

Won't be an issue as long as they are disclosed and it's good that you had the paperwork just in case. Better to be prepared.


For a review of each step of my N-400 naturalization process, from application to oath ceremony, please click here.

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For my N400 I compiled the list of all the tickets I have. Please see them below:

6/25/14, speeding, Fines Paid

5/21/14, speeding, Fines Paid

10/19/13, red light photo enforcement, fines paid

9/17/13, Red light photo enforcement, fines paid

8/9/13, speeding by 13 mph, fines paid

4/22/13, speeding by 17 mph, fines paid

6/17/11, failure to stop at stop sign, fines paid

EZ pass violation, fines paid, Some parking tickets, fines paid

I have also completed a 8 hour drivers improvement course from a community college to acknowledge my mistake and show rehab. I mentioned all of these in N400 and attached certified court dispositions showing paid in full. None of them are DUI and I did not get arrested or anything. In 2011 my license got suspended for one day due to non payment, but I paid it the next day and my license got reinstated. Should I worry about denial for the N400 interview due to these?

Thanks. I appreciate the help and support.

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For my N400 I compiled the list of all the tickets I have. Please see them below:

6/25/14, speeding, Fines Paid

5/21/14, speeding, Fines Paid

10/19/13, red light photo enforcement, fines paid

9/17/13, Red light photo enforcement, fines paid

8/9/13, speeding by 13 mph, fines paid

4/22/13, speeding by 17 mph, fines paid

6/17/11, failure to stop at stop sign, fines paid

EZ pass violation, fines paid, Some parking tickets, fines paid

I have also completed a 8 hour drivers improvement course from a community college to acknowledge my mistake and show rehab. I mentioned all of these in N400 and attached certified court dispositions showing paid in full. None of them are DUI and I did not get arrested or anything. In 2011 my license got suspended for one day due to non payment, but I paid it the next day and my license got reinstated. Should I worry about denial for the N400 interview due to these?

Thanks. I appreciate the help and support.

1- You won't get denied for having traffic tickets unless it's a DUI or the fine is over $500... those two situations might cause complications.

2- You might be asked to show proof that all those charges were dismissed. You'll have to get this from the court in question for each incident.

3- Here's some free advice: slow down and pay attention to traffic signals. If you don't, you could hurt yourself or even worse hurt someone else and your naturalization can be delayed by up to 5 years.


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