What are the consequences of a criminal charge as a foreign national?

New Jersey Immigration Criminal Defense Attorneys

Each year, many immigrants face removal proceedings due to a criminal charge. However, some of these charges are minor and some have even been committed decades ago. Even though a lot of people feel there is a statute of limitations, for immigrants there is no statute of limitations in connection with removal proceedings. A lot of these offenses are called “aggravated felonies”, even though they are not aggravated or felonies. Other offenses that immigrants may face are “crimes of moral turpitude” such as shoplifting for example. However, due to the immigration consequences for criminal conduct, you may be facing deportation even if you are not convicted!

At the Law Offices of Jef Henninger, Esq., our experienced criminal defense for immigrants attorneys have represented and successfully defended foreign-born persons from getting deported for minor offenses or offenses that occurred years ago. If you or a loved one are facing a criminal charge, make sure you contact our law firm who has experience in both criminal defense and immigration law. Call our Atlantic County immigration criminal defense lawyers anytime to schedule a free initial consultation at 732-383-6242.

Posted on March 28, 2013, in Articles and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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