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How Will an Expungement Affect My Ability to Travel?
July 5, 2017

Traveling is something all of us enjoy doing and wish we could do more of. We enjoy sightseeing in new places and creating lasting memories with our loved ones. But what if you want to travel and have a criminal record? Will this affect your ability to travel? The short answer, it depends. Countries Vary Your ability to travel with a  criminal record greatly … Read More>

Going to Canada With a Criminal Record? Not so Fast
May 18, 2017

Ah, Canada. Our northern neighboring country is filled with many amazing things: pristine mountains, amazing wildlife and picturesque cities. Planning to make a visit? If you have a criminal record, you may want to rethink it. Canadian law states that individuals with a criminal record may enter the country ten years after their sentence is complete, as long as it is … Read More>

Why Traveling Abroad for Ex-Cons Is Painful
May 16, 2017

Let’s face it, going through customs when traveling abroad can be a pain. The long waiting periods, the paperwork, the screaming babies, the typical airport pet-peeves. If you’re an ex-convict, you’ve got even more to worry about: being denied entry to the country you’re traveling too. A good example is ‘jail bae’, Jeremy Meeks. Even though he had obtained a work … Read More>

Going to Canada with a Criminal Record? It may be Quite Difficult
September 1, 2016

Looking to head to Canada to take in some sights, experience culture, or travel for work?  Be sure to enjoy it, because Canada is a beautiful country.  Just be mindful that if you have a criminal record, entry to the northern half may be difficult.  Because the United States and Canada share a database, Canadian border officials can now easily access … Read More>