Criminal Records Search of Permanent Residents leads to ICE detention

ICE and DHS are culling through old criminal records to seek removal or deportation of lawful permanent residents with serious crimes. Illegal aliens are subject to the same scrutiny. Travel outside the U.S. by a permanent resident or seeking immigration benefits such as renewal of green cards or applications for citizenship (N 400) can also […]

Criminal Convictions, Arrests, Probation, Guilty Pleas

In Nevada over 95% of all criminal convictions are the result of plea bargains with the District Attorney. Many times a defendant will plead guilty so as to avoid jail time without knowing the immigration consequences to a plea. Even a permanent resident can lose a green card for a relatively minor offense. Our law […]