Crimmigration lawyer in Orange County - Riverside County (including the Coachella Valley), - San Bernardino County- Los Angeles County
Helping You Through Criminal Defense and Immigration
Crimmigration is a modern term used by criminal defense and immigration attorneys that combines both immigration and criminal laws. It refers to a body of immigration law that deals with criminal offenses and how they may effect a person’s immigration status. A big part of this new approach to Criminal and Immigration Law involves Vacating Criminal Convictions (“Vacatur”). This type of post conviction relief is targeted to alleviate Immigration consequences of certain Criminal Convictions that are detrimental to the non citizen often resulting in prolonged detention by I.C.E. and often with no Bond available. Another source of relief is carefully selecting out alternative criminal code sections for guilty pleas where necessary thus avoiding dire immigration consequences such as losing legal status or being deported and/or detained. It is imperative for your attorney to be well versed in criminal law and Immigration Law thus avoiding serious Immigration consequences.