Divorce Support, Immigration, and Criminal Law.
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected the Trump administration's efforts to dismantle the DACA program. Read more at https://www.oyez.org/cases/2019/18-587
Know your rights as an immigrant if you’re planning to join the protests. https://www.boundless.com/blog/rights-immigrant-protests/
The circumstances under which a noncitizen may be deported are now broader, after a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Barton v. Barr upholding a restrictive reading of the Immigration and Nationality Act. In a split 5-4 decision on April 23, 2020, the Supreme Court limited the eligibility of lawful permanent residents to request cancellation of removal. Among the eligibility requirements to request cancellation of removal, a noncitizen must have “resided in the United States continuously for 7 years after having been admitted in any status.” However, since the plaintiff had committed crimes “involving moral turpitude” during that 7-year period, even though he wasn’t convicted until after the 7-year period, he is not eligible for cancellation. Read more: https://www.oyez.org/cases/2019/18-725
What you need to know.
Since the Padilla ruling, criminal defense attorneys are required to advise non-citizen clients that they can face immigration consequences, including deportation, because of a criminal conviction.