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What’s a Crime of Moral Turpitude According to U.S. Immigration Law?

One of the most important definitions for anyone who wants to obtain or keep a U.S.

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Is an Immigrant Convicted of Domestic Violence Deportable?

Although the technical name for people who have U.S.

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Arrested, But Case Dismissed: Can Immigrant Still Get U.S. Citizenship?

Any time a U.S. lawful permanent resident (a green card holder) has a run-in with police or law enforcement – even if the case is ultimately dismi...

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Smuggling Noncitizens Into the U.S.: Possible Legal Consequences

Federal law makes it a crime to help bring someone into the United States who is not a U.S. citizen.

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Mandatory Detention: When Immigration and Customs Enforcement May Hold a Noncitizen Without Bond

When a noncitizen comes into the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), one of the first things that the deportation officer will do is...

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Penalties for Committing Immigration Marriage Fraud

The law pretty much speaks for itself on what happens to immigrants who commit marriage fraud. You can face prison, a fine or both:

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