Immigration Today In New Jersey

The federal government is deporting more people today than at any other time in our history. Our firm’s focus is on helping criminal defense attorneys keep their clients from being deported, and avoid ineffective assistance of counsel claims based on failure to advise of the immigration consequences.

One of the most important developments in the law today is the convergence of criminal and immigration law, or “crimmigration law”, as it has been labeled by legal scholars.

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Criminal Law and Immigration

Criminal Law and Immigration

What are the immigration consequences of that crime that you are about to plead guilty to? Criminal cases often trigger harsh immigration consequences. It’s not unusual to see a minor drug offense conviction with simply a fine …

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What Is Crimmigration?

What Is Crimmigration?

Several legal scholars authored the word ‘crimmigration’. The practice of it is essentially involves the study of two fields of law. The first one being criminal law and the second one being immigration law. The actual word crimmigration stands for the immigration …

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Criminal Law and Immigration

Advice for a Defense Attorney

While some criminal cases may be relatively straightforward, others may involve complicated legal issues related to other areas of law. One common example of a complex case is when criminal charges are brought against an individual who is not a citizen of the United States. Many different criminal…

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Common Misconceptions About the Immigration Process

The most frequent misconception is that if the penalties associated with the New Jersey crime are very minor in nature, then it couldn’t possibly result in somebody being deported. That’s an absolute fallacy. Join our newsletter for the most recent “crimmigration” cases and safe havens.

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I’m sure there are quite a few misconceptions that foreign nationals have about immigration. What are some of the top misconceptions that you have encountered?

Advice for the Defense Attoryney

Advice for the Defense Attorney

There is documentation to assist a defense attorney in determining criminal consequences for the foreign national client

Obligations When Defending A Client

Obligations When Defending A Client

There is recent case law that indicates that a criminal defense attorney has the obligation to make sure that their clients know what the immigration consequences are.

Deportable Offenses

Deportable Offenses

With very few exceptions, a conviction for any type of a controlled, dangerous substance renders a non-citizen deportable.

Crimmigration Law Court Cases

Crimmigration Law Court Cases

There are several significant cases that have helped shape the criminal process around immigration law in the US.


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Recent Articles on Criminal Law and Immigration


The Most Important Thing in Proving Good Moral Character

If you have no legal immigration status and are facing deportation proceedings, you may think that there is nothing more you can do. That may not be true: often you can file a cancellation of removal. A cancellation of removal is your request to an immigrat..

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How Cancellation of Removal for Lawful Permanent Residents Works

If you believe that the U.S. is trying to deport you and you are a lawful permanent resident, it may be possible to have a court block your deportation. This can be accomplished by a procedure called cancellation of removal. This situation typically comes up i..

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Accused Of A Crime & Facing Immigration Issues?

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Overcome Immigration Problems Legally

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A Guide to President Obama’s 2014 Immigration Executive Actions

Don’t Get Burned By Immigrant Clients

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