If one is not a U.S. Citizen, having a conviction for a drug offense can easily subject that person to removal proceedings. Naturally, it matters what the offense is. For example if it is an infraction violation for possession of less than an ounce of marijuance, deportation is not a possibility. However, for more serious offenses it certainly is. To read more about the immigration consequences of a conviction for a drug offense, click on the following link – http://www.greghillassociates.com/lawyer-attorney-1885887.html.
Many people underestimate the immigration consequences of being charged with shoplifting. This is especially common among immigrants who may have returned all the items that was allegedly stolen and believe that there was no harm to the store. They are then shocked and confused to be charged in court for something that they believe was resolved. Shoplifting, however, is theft and therefore a crime of moral turpitude. A conviction can have severe immigration consequenes. Click on the following link to read about such consequences – http://www.greghillassociates.com/lawyer-attorney-1883745.html.
Being arrested for domestic violence usually results in bail of $50,000 in Los Angeles County, even if there is no injuries or minor injuries. To someone who is not a U.S. citizen, this alone can be frightening, as it suggests one may be convicted of a felony. What if the case is reduced to a misdemeanor? What are the immigration consequences of each of these outcomes? Click on the following link to read a short article about this –
We often have clients on student visas, work visas, in the process of applying for citizenship and those who intend to apply for citizenship. Such clients contact our office after being arrested for DUI and are worried that they have ruined their ability to stay in the U.S. or become a citizen. What exactly are the consequences of a conviction for DUI? Click on the link that follows to read a short article that answers these questions – http://www.greghillassociates.com/lawyer-attorney-1875645.html.