NJ Conviction Vacated for Purposes of Immigration and Deportation of Permanent Resident

There is little doubt that the consequences of a NJ criminal conviction on citizenship status has become increasingly complicated. The evolution of the law has not been favorable in this regard but permanent residents, visa holders and defense attorneys may have just caught a break based on a recent New Jersey Supreme Court ruling. The Court ruled in State v. Nunez-Valdez last week that a Continue Reading...

Drug Possession Will Not Result in Deportation

We are frequently retained to assist individuals on post conviction relief petitions so as to avoid deportation. The deportation can result from any number of criminal convictions but most often involves some type of drug offense. In this regard, Federal Law allows for deportation whenever an individual is convicted of a drug charge other than one involving possession of less than 30 grams of Continue Reading...