Implications of Acohol-Related Convictions, such as DUI, on Immigration or H-1B

I am on H1B visa and was charged with DUI(1st off, no injuries, no aggravating factors) on October 29th,2017 at 2:30 AM in Harrisburg,PA. Took breathalyzer test and also the eye test was taken. After that I was taken to the booking center for bio-metrics and blood test. After 3 hours I was allowed to go home. I have been charged with the following: Gen Imp/Inc of Driving Safely - 1st Off 10/24/2017 DUI: High Rte of Alc (Bac.10 - <.16) 1st Off 10/24/2017 Obedience to traffic control devices - hazardous condition 10/24/2017 What should be the next steps to be taken. Also how and what can be done to reduce the charges?

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The first thing you need to do is get an immigration lawyer involved somebody who does deportations and also try and get somebody local. As long as you are not convicted you are not guilty. More...


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