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Are non-U.S. Citizens treated differently in criminal cases?

Are non-U.S. Citizens treated differently in criminal cases?

No, non-U.S. Citizens should not be treated differently in criminal cases. The criminal justice system must treat any non-U.S. citizen the same as a U.S. citizen when they are charged with a crime. You have the right to an attorney in your criminal case, and you have the right to all the same constitutional protections that a U.S. citizen has. Your immigration status should not have an effect in your charges, the prosecutor’s decision-making, or the judge’s determinations.

However, the consequences of a criminal conviction if you are a non-U.S. citizen are different, and can be severe for the rest of your life. Not only do you face the risk of going to jail or having a criminal record that could affect getting jobs in the future, the criminal case could also create a risk of deportation or prevent you from becoming a resident or U.S. citizen in the future.

As a non-U.S. citizen, it is extremely important that YOU and YOUR ATTORNEY treat your open criminal case differently and with careful attention. Under U.S. Supreme Court, you have the right to receive proper advice on the immigration consequences of a criminal conviction. An expert CrImmigration (Criminal & Immigration) Team can help you avoid any mistake, from the beginning till the end. They will be able to protect you on both the immigration consequences and defend you in the criminal case.

You deserve to be represented by the first 100% CrImmigration Law Firm in the country

As the first and only law firm that remains 100% committed to the defense of non-U.S. citizens through criminal and immigration law exclusively, we know you best. We know what success looks like for you… You will work with a team committed to the education of their community, their colleagues and themselves.

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