In the Immigration Realm: The Hard Truth About Criminal Expungements and Certain Criminal Case Dismissals

By |2014-01-12T14:06:34-06:00January 12th, 2014|Categories: DHS / Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Family-Based Immigration Law, Immigration and Criminal Law / Detainees, Removal / Deportation Proceedings and Court Hearings|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Published:  January 12, 2014 For certain, there continues to be a significant disconnect between criminal defense attorney perceptions and the realities of immigration law.  Don’t get me wrong – I am not writing this article to scold, judge or blame the criminal defense bar, since I am well aware that keeping up with current criminal laws and procedures is challenging enough.  It’s just that I happen to bear witness to this disconnect at least a couple times a week in communications with criminal defense colleagues with whom I may share a client, and we engage in discussions ranging from the deportation […]