Immigration Consultant Disqualifying Convictions

The most common disqualifying convictions are listed below; however, the list is not all–inclusive.

  • Accessory
  • Arson–related offenses
  • Assault
  • Auto theft
  • Battery
  • Burglary
  • Carrying a concealed weapon
  • Carrying a loaded firearm in a public place
  • Child molestation
  • Child pornography
  • Conspiracy
  • Discharge of a firearm in a public place or into an inhabited dwelling
  • Drugs, possession for sale and sale
  • Embezzlement
  • Engage in immigration practices without $100,000 bond
  • Escape without force
  • Failure to comply with any of the requirements of Chapter 19.5 of the Business and Professions Code relating to immigration consultants
  • Failure to comply with a court order
  • Failure to display immigration sign
  • Failure to pay child support
  • Failure to provide written immigration disclosure
  • Failure to return to confinement
  • False financial statements
  • False imprisonment
  • Forgery
  • Fraud involving, but not limited to, bank cards, credit cards, insufficient funds/checks, insurance, mail, Medi–Cal or Medicare, real estate, tax, and welfare
  • Fraudulent impersonation of a peace officer
  • Hit and run
  • Illegal immigration consultant forms
  • Improper business practices
  • Kidnapping–related offenses
  • Manslaughter
  • Pimping and pandering
  • Possession of an unregistered firearm
  • Practicing without a license when a license is required
  • Prostitution
  • Rape
  • Receipt of stolen property
  • Resisting or threatening a peace officer
  • Robbery
  • Solicitation
  • Statutory rape
  • Tax evasion
  • Terrorist threats
  • Theft, grand and petty, including burglary and robbery
  • Threats to commit a crime involving death or great bodily injury
  • Unlawful immigration referral fee charges
  • Unlawfully acting as an immigration consultant

Please contact the California Department of Justice if you need specific information about your arrest(s) or conviction(s).