Tag: Property Crimes

  • Don’t Leave Anything to Chance: Know What to Bring for Your Immigration Interview

    Don’t Leave Anything to Chance: Know What to Bring for Your Immigration Interview

    At STERN Law, it is our responsibility to ensure our clients are prepared for their immigration interview with USCIS or other immigration agencies. This experience could be stressful if you’re not properly prepared for it, but by providing you with the right guidance and proper approach, we hope to alleviate some of that anxiety. Below…

  • Criminal Defense Charges for Non-U.S. Citizens

    Criminal Defense Charges for Non-U.S. Citizens

    We Understand its Consequences For U.S. citizens, facing serious criminal charges can be one of the most difficult and terrifying moments in their lives. But for non-U.S. citizens, it’s even worse. A person from another country may find themselves facing a legal system they don’t understand, that isn’t spoken or written in their native language.…

  • Defending Criminal Charges With Immigration Consequences

    Defending Criminal Charges With Immigration Consequences

    Being arrested is scary enough as a U.S. citizen. There are many unknown factors: your criminal charges could affect your employment and result in serious prison time. As a non-U.S. citizen, however, being arrested is even more life-changing.. Non-U.S. citizens with criminal charges have to worry about their future in the United States, on top…

  • Can Green Card Holders Be Deported?

    Can Green Card Holders Be Deported?

    Deportation is one of the most common immigration proceedings that non-citizens can face. Illegal immigrants can be deported (removed) when they no longer have the authority to remain in the country due to expired visas, illegal entry, and other violations. But can green card holders also be deported? Immigrants who have obtained a green card…

  • Who Can Immigration Authorities Deport?

    Who Can Immigration Authorities Deport?

    Immigration authorities have the right to remove individuals from the country for many reasons. Committing illegal acts and making false claims are common factors that lead to the deportation of immigrants. But other causes aren’t so obvious if you’re not familiar with immigration laws. Knowing what type of person the immigration authorities can deport is…

  • “Returning Residents”: Have you Abandoned your Status?

    “Returning Residents”: Have you Abandoned your Status?

    Attention “Returning Residents”: Many U.S. lawful permanent residents travel freely to and from their home country, but beware: those who remain abroad for more than one (1) year without permission from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), are generally considered to have abandoned U.S. residency and are subject to loss of Lawful Permanent Resident…

  • DOJ to Reduce Mandatory Sentences for Non-Violent, Drug Crimes

    DOJ to Reduce Mandatory Sentences for Non-Violent, Drug Crimes

    Will our Clients in Georgia Courts See a Change? Finally, with Monday’s announcement by Eric Holder, we have a public acknowledgment by our country’s top law enforcement official that the War on Drugs and its policies, implemented since the 1970’s, have failed. Holder went further than to offer an empty statistic. He basically stated that…