Many people are concerned that if they travel to the US with a criminal record they can get turned away at the US border. This is a valid concern as the Americans have the right to deny anyone entry with a criminal record.
We often hear sad stories of people being denied entry to the US due to a past criminal offence even if the offence was really old and seemingly insignificant. Even if you have been fingerprinted by the police and the charges were later dropped, you can still be denied entry to the US as the Americans don’t recognize discharges or stayed charges as being dismissed.
The good news is that once the pardon or record suspension is granted then you are safe to travel without worry so long as you have never been stopped at the border in the past.
Here is a thank you letter from a person we recently helped to obtain a pardon, record suspension for an assault conviction: