I overstayed my visa in USA after entering legally and working for three years. Now, I have a job offer in Australia and I'm looking for permanent residency. Will my past affect the future now?

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    Were you deported from the USA or otherwise banned/noticed? Did you leave when you were told to? – mkennedy Aug 20 '15 at 22:28
  • No, I have never been deported/ asked to leave from US and still living here. I want to start over in Australia and would like to know it will be an issue with the AUS consulate interview as I'm going to have it here. – Monica Hübner Aug 21 '15 at 17:16
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    I'm sorry I don't know. Did the visa application ask about your current immigration status? I worry because you are committing a crime right now, even though you haven't been caught. Ah, here's someone in a similar situation and she did manage to emigrate. – mkennedy Aug 21 '15 at 19:47