Pardons Canada – Crossing the US Border with a criminal record has become a lot harder

pardons.org Since June 30th we have received more calls than in the past from Canadians who have been turned away at the US border because of an old criminal record. Even if you have a conditional or absolute discharge, withdrawn, dismissed or stayed charges may still show up because you have been fingerprinted and photographed…

Pardons Canada – How to obtain a US Entry Waiver or I-194

pardons.org If you have a criminal record in Canada the American government may not allow you entry into their country. We receive hundreds of calls every month from Canadians who have been refused entry at the US border because of old criminal records.  Even criminal charges that have been dismissed, acquitted, withdrawn, absolute or conditional…

Pardons Canada – “My criminal record hung like a cloud whenever travel to the US came up for discussion”

pardons.org If you are traveling to the US with a criminal record, it is possible that you will get turned away at the border.  Even if the criminal charge is a minor one, or if you have received a conditional or absolute discharge, the Americans have the right to deny you entry. Once you get…

Pardons Canada – Crossing the US Border with a Conditional or Absolute Discharge

pardons.org Many people who have been charged with a conditional or absolute discharge whether it was for theft, assault, pot possession or other criminal offences, believe that their criminal record is automatically removed over a period of time. THIS IS WRONG We get countless phone calls from people who are shocked that their criminal record…