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Court’s Deportation Warning Not Enough

Court’s Deportation Warning Not Enough A Judge’s deportation warning that deportation is “likely” isn’t enough to prevent the ineffective assistance of counsel.  As a result of a 2010 United States Supreme Court precedent decision (Padilla v. Kentucky), criminal defense attorneys must properly advise a non-citizen client of the immigration consequences of a conviction.  This case ordered that when […]

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Posted in: Appeals, Criminal Defense, Crimmigration, Immigration, Removal (Deportation)

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What is CRimmigration?

source: http://usimmigrationpodcast.com/jessica-stern-crimmigration/ Jessica Stern was interviewed by Mark Deal with U.S. Immigration Podcast and was asked to discuss the concept of CRimmigration to foreign nationals and other immigration law practitioners.   In the interview, you’ll learn about: The blending of Criminal Law and Immigration Law; When a noncitizen faces criminal charges and does not understand how those criminal […]

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Posted in: Appeals, Criminal Defense, Crimmigration, Green Card, Immigration, Naturalization, Removal (Deportation)

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Collateral Consequences: What really happens after a felony conviction?

A felony conviction is a serious matter. Unlike a misdemeanor, which carries a punishment of up to 12 months in jail and a fine, a felony carries far worse consequences. If convicted of a felony, the individual could spend at least one year in prison in addition to paying hefty fines. But the consequences of […]

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Posted in: Appeals, Criminal Defense, Drug Offenses, Fraud

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