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Prosecutors Now Required to Consider Adverse Immigration Consequences in Plea Negotiations

Prosecutors Now Required to Consider Adverse Immigration Consequences in Plea Negotiations
Prosecutors Now Required to Consider Adverse Immigration Consequences in Plea Negotiations Under a significant change in California law, Penal Code Section 1016.3(b) mandates, “[t]he prosecution … consider the avoidance of adverse immigration consequences in the plea negotiation process as one factor in an effort to reach a just resolution.” Prior to the enactment of this new law, district attorney offices across the State would refuse to make adjustments to plea...
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Avoid Deportation – Vacate Prior Convictions (Recent Success!)

Avoid Deportation – Vacate Prior Convictions (Recent Success!)   For non-citizens certain convictions, such as domestic violence , effectively take all discretion away from an immigration judge and force the judge to order deportation.  This is true regardless of the person’s ties to the United States, the fact that he or she has otherwise lived a productive and lawful life and regardless of the number of children who would be...
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New Law Aids Noncitizens Convicted of a Misdemeanor

New Law Aids Noncitizens Convicted of a Misdemeanor   A noncitizen is deportable for a single conviction of a crime involving moral turpitude, i.e. dishonesty, within five years of admission, if the offense has a potential sentence of one year or more.  Accordingly, a green card holder could be deported for a minimal misdemeanor offense even if he or she serves no jail time. As long as the criminal offense...
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