Outstanding bench warrant
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If the warrant is still active and you appear at the airport, an arrest is likely. Depending on the facts and circumstances, there is a slight possibility that the matter could be resolved while you are out of the country which would allow for you to return without an arrest.
If arrested, the hope would be for bail to be set at an amount that is affordable allowing you to resolve the case while on the street. You should certainly consider going over the details with a criminal defense attorney before heading to the states. Good luck.
This answer is only for informational purposes and is not meant as legal advice.
You will likely be arrested on the warrant.
I am a former federal and State prosecutor and have been handling criminal defense and personal injury cases for over 22 years. The above answer, and any follow up comments or emails, is for informational purposes only and not meant as legal advice.
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Yes, if you have a warrant out of NY and you fly into a NY area airport, you will most likely be detained at the airport. Is the outstanding warrant for a misdemeanor or a felony charge(s). You should consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney BEFORE you attempt to come back to the USA