Can i stop by the US beside a criminal conviction?

Please dont judge me but 2 years ago i was convicted of fraud. I wasnt sent to prison. I enjoy turned my life around totally with a great livelihood and a new home but i would like to run to Las Vegas for a weekend. Would i be able to go?
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You will hold to apply for advance permission, which I deliberate is likely to be denied.

There isn't a clean record of offenses but generally speaking a felony which involves "moral turpitude" will bar you from entry. Fraud is usually considered such a crime.

Moral turpitude refers to "conduct explicitly considered contrary to community standards of justice, honesty or good morals." The concept of moral turpitude escapes precise definition but have been described as an "act of sordid details, vileness or depravity in the private and social duties which a man owes to his fellowmen, or to society in standard, contrary to the accepted and customary rule of right and duty between man and man."

With only a single conviction and if you be under the age of 18 (which you weren't since you must be over 21 now) and the passage of time, this would be automatically excepted. Otherwise you inevitability to apply for permission to enter in finance, form I-192 and the fee is steep $545 and allow "several months" for it to process.

http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/m…

Now what I am about to suggest is wrong, but I'd probably do it contained by your shoes. I'd lie about it. The worst that will ensue is you get to the US and get rejected and told to stir back and you have a lifetime exclusion on entering the US. Well you already have that. So what's the loss? I think it's a pretty silly rule for your situation and given the reality you only want to come for a weekend and make America richer. Add to that the certainty that you've rehabilitated yourself...
Before you can come to the US you will have to file for ESTA authorization and it will ask if you ever have a conviction ? if you answer yes you will probably be refused.


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