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  • Understanding 212(c) Waivers
    Understanding 212(c) Waivers

    In cases where a lawful permanent resident has been convicted of a criminal offense in the United States, and is facing removal proceedings initiated by officers of the U.S. Department of Homeland ...

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    What is "Extreme Hardship" for Immigration Purposes?

    Because “extreme hardship” isn’t defined in the legal code, its meaning is interpreted based on the decisions made in Board and Federal courts. Relevant factors When determining whether deportation ...

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  • Marijuana and Immigration
    Marijuana and Immigration

    On January 1, 2018, Proposition 64 allowed for the sale and taxation of recreational marijuana. The Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act, also know as the Adult Use of Marijuana Act. ...

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    What is a "Conviction" for Immigration Purposes?

    Immigration and criminal law intersect an incredible amount. Unfortunately the definitions for both areas of law are not always the same. This is especially true for the word "conviction." Here are ...

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  • KNOW YOUR RIGHTS - What To Do if You are Stopped by ICE, Police, or the FBI
    KNOW YOUR RIGHTS - What To Do if You are Stopped by ICE, Police, or the FBI

    We live in a turbulent time. The law is constantly changing and the immigrant community continuously receives conflicting information about what to do if they are stopped by Immigration and Customs ...

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  • What is Alien  Smuggling under US Immigration Law?
    What is Alien Smuggling under US Immigration Law?

    Alien Smuggling defined The Immigration & Nationality Act (INA) states that an alien smuggler is someone who "at any time knowingly has encouraged, induced, assisted, abetted, or aided any other alien ...

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