Motion to Vacate Conviction for Wrong Immigration Advice?

It is quite common for criminal defense attorneys to handle cases for those charged with a crime that is considered an aggravated felony under federal immigration law, but can be resolved in state court with no jail time. Indeed, for those charged with such crimes, such as possession of a controlled substance (other than marijuana), the primary concern is avoiding jail time so he or she can continue working to support a family who depends upon such income. In the following case summary, a young person was charged with such a crime and took the expedient route – formal probation and no jail, only to be subject to deportation proceedings. How did his claim of incorrect immigration advice fare in court? To read about this case, click on the following link.


National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s