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Florida drivers license Oral exam question

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Hello,

my husband who has a green card is taking an oral exam to get his drivers license in Florida. His interpreter flaked on us last minute and now we don’t have anyone to interpret for him. It takes a really long time to get an appointment and they already messed up his appointment once before. Technically I’m not supposed to translate for him but we don’t have the same last name so we dont see how they would find out. Does anyone have any advice on this situation or think we could get in big trouble if someone found out that i’m His wife? Not sure what to do. We can’t afford another interpreter. Thanks


K1 timeline:

3/14/16- I129F sent to Lockbox

3/17/16- NOA1

6/13/16- NOA2

6/17/16- Hard Copy NOA2 Received

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DMV does walk-in's as well. Not sure if that's possible when you need an interpreter since i didn't need one. I know it's hard to get an appointment , that's why I did a walk in and i could do the exam the same day. Just be there early,before 8:00 am.

 

Personally I wouldn't take that risk to be his interpreter if its not allowed.

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I'm not sure on FL's DMV's rules for interpreters, but I absolutely would not suggest claiming to be somebody you are not to a government official or on any paperwork (or to have credentials you do not). I wouldn't be surprised if there's a perjury clause involved. I also wouldn't suggest knowingly violating the rules/laws, as that can be considered fraud.

Edited by geowrian

Timelines:

Spoiler

AOS (I-485 + I-131 + I-765):

9/25/17: sent forms to Chicago

9/27/17: received by USCIS

10/4/17: NOA1 electronic notification received

10/10/17: NOA1 hard copy received. Social Security card being issued in married name (3rd attempt!)

10/14/17: Biometrics appointment notice received

10/25/17: Biometrics

1/2/18: EAD + AP approved (no website update)

1/5/18: EAD + AP mailed

1/8/18: EAD + AP approval notice hardcopies received

1/10/18: EAD + AP received

?/?/18: Interview

 

K-1:

Spoiler

I-129F

12/1/17: sent

12/14/17: NOA1 hard copy received

3/10/17: RFE (IMB verification)

3/22/17: RFE response received

3/24/17: Approved!

3/30/17: NOA2 hard copy received

 

NVC

4/6/2017: Received

4/12/2017: Sent to Riyadh embassy

4/16/2017: Case received at Riyadh embassy

4/21/2017: Request case transfer to Manila, approved 4/24/2017

 

K-1

5/1/2017: Case received by Manila (1 week embassy transfer??? Lucky~)

7/13/2017: Interview: APPROVED!!!

7/19/2017: Visa in hand

8/15/2017: POE

 

 

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Oral exams may be given in English or Spanish with the exception of skills test or Hazmat exams. Interpreters may not be used during the administration of CDL oral exams or during any portions of the CDL skill exams. Be sure to study the handbook.

 

from this the offical DMV site for Florida

http://www.flhsmv.gov/ddl/cdl.html

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