Posts tagged with 'deportable'

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It’s every immigrant’s worst nightmare: You’ve been arrested by US immigration officials, ordered to appear at a hearing before an immigration judge, and told you’ll probably be deported. You may be placed in detention. You’re probably very scared, confused about what is going on, and unsure of what you should do.

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Drug crimes – even crimes for which you haven’t been convicted, or even charged – can land you in hot water if you are attempting to gain admission to the US, facing removal, or trying to adjust your status. Below, we’ll discuss some of the consequences of drug crimes in the context of immigration law. If you have questions or ...

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You may be found deportable if you were convicted of a crime that qualifies as an “aggravated felony” at any time after you were admitted to the US. A conviction for an aggravated felony is a serious issue in immigration proceedings: Not only will you almost certainly be found deportable, but you’ll also be barred from receiving many of the ...

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If the immigration judge determines that you are inadmissible or deportable from the US, you may still be able to avoid removal if you can show that you are eligible for one of the various forms of relief from removal.

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If you have been placed in removal proceedings, you may be detained by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) until an immigration judge decides whether or not you should be removed from the US. However, ICE is only able to detain a small percentage of people who are in removal proceedings, and you will probably be allowed to remain free ...

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U.S. citizens and noncitizens alike know that convictions for drug possession often have very serious consequences. In recent years, however, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) and its related agencies have reduced or eliminated the immigration consequences for certain marijuana convictions.

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