Plea Withdraw if Defendant Not Warned of Adverse Immigration Risks

It is quite common for our office to receive phone calls from people who face deportation for a conviction that took place five, ten or even fifteen years earlier.  The caller will tell us he or she never had any idea that deportation was a consequence of the conviction. The U.S. Supreme Court has recognized that such a penalty must be explicitly discussed and when the plea is taken, the defendant must be admonished of this issue.  To read more about this issue, click on the following link.

http://www.greghillassociates.com/plea-withdraw-if-not-warned-of-adverse-immigration-risks.html

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