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#439166 - 05/29/12 07:17 PM Can you get resindency with a felony in the U.S  
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Hello i want to move to belize and also open a business most likely hotel.I know i can get a visa and keep renewing it but can i get residency and later on citizenship with a felony in the U.S. I have a felony conviction over 15 years ago and have been a model citizen ever since becoming very successfull in business legally.(LOL) I know from reading that i can get work permit start a business but i havent read anything about residency with a felony i know you can get a lawyer and meet the right people but i wanna do everything leagal and on the up and up so i dont get bit in the ass later on please help thanx people look forward to becoming a belizean in the near future.

#439211 - 05/29/12 09:31 PM Re: Can you get resindency with a felony in the U.S [Re: eyeluvbelize]  
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I know of felons that have lived here and obtained residency and citizenship. You did your time right?


#439216 - 05/29/12 09:58 PM Re: Can you get resindency with a felony in the U.S [Re: Amanda Syme]  
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Yes 15 years ago all over with...

#439221 - 05/29/12 10:42 PM Re: Can you get resindency with a felony in the U.S [Re: eyeluvbelize]  
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I would think you could, they do an interpol police check on you and if in 15 yrs you are squeaky clean and you have all the other requirments in order, I would think so. Do not be afraid to call immigration and ask, they are a friendly group of people, they may not have all the answers right, and each day you can get a different one. Call Immigration in Belmopan, ask for the Director or his secretary, you dont have to give them your name.


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#439264 - 05/30/12 09:02 AM Re: Can you get resindency with a felony in the U.S [Re: Cooper]  
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Thanx i will do that i really want to become a resident and citizen one day soon theres nothing like having the freedom to come and go as u please...

#439287 - 05/30/12 12:13 PM Re: Can you get resindency with a felony in the U.S [Re: eyeluvbelize]  
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You might also want to do the research on doing business here. It is more than just coming down and opening up shop. A lot more.. Not do dissuage you, but having your ducks in a row will save you time, money and a lot of stress. As a non citizen it will take you longer and in some cases you may be required to have a Belizean national as a partner. good luck. M.

#439288 - 05/30/12 12:32 PM Re: Can you get resindency with a felony in the U.S [Re: eyeluvbelize]  

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This might be of interest...from an email shared with me last September...
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From: Angel Eyes Danz Haylock <dhaylock_2004@hotmail.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Sep 2011 17:49:00
To:
Subject: RE: Residency Question

Hi xxxx,
Work Permits within 2 business days will cost (800USD) , Residency within 15 business days (1,500USD) can apply ten weeks after acquiring the work permit and Nationality within 30 business days (2500USD) can apply  10 weeks after receiving the residency. 

Requirements for Work Permit:
Police Record - Will need a copy of passport, 3 Copies of passport size picture, name of Mother and Father ( I will process this as well)
3 additional Passport size Pictures
Copy of Trade License from the business that will be hiring you or your buiness, Additional copy of your passport Completed application form
 
Requirements of Residency:
Work Permit,  Police Record, 6 Passport size Pictures, 2 copies of your passport, Completed Application Form
 
In order to start your own business you will need a copy of your passport and another identification card and to fill out the application form this will cost 100US
 
*Also note that you will be required to pay the Immigration of Belize 250US if a Belize company is hiring you and 1000-2000US if you own your business.
In order to expedite the process and you pay the lesser amount I can facilitate you by using my company to say I will hire you, this however will cost an additional 350US.
 
By the way can you plese tell me your current nationality and what type of business you would be interested in registering if you decide this option.

 
Looking forward to working with you.

Regards
Danielle 


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#439289 - 05/30/12 12:38 PM Re: Can you get resindency with a felony in the U.S [Re: ]  
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Can any of this really be done like the email says??? from my experience it can't be ... is this just a scam?


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#439294 - 05/30/12 01:03 PM Re: Can you get resindency with a felony in the U.S [Re: Mary1220]  

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Originally Posted by Mary1220
Can any of this really be done like the email says??? from my experience it can't be ... is this just a scam?

Caveat emptor. There's a lot that happens here with the right juice to those who have connections.

#439300 - 05/30/12 02:39 PM Re: Can you get resindency with a felony in the U.S [Re: eyeluvbelize]  
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That guy must have quite an employee roster!


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