Deportable Crimes in California

Orange County Deportation Defense Attorney

In California, a legal immigrant may face deportation if he or she is convicted of particular criminal offenses that qualify as “deportable crimes.” There are different categories of criminal offenses which may trigger deportation proceedings for a person who is classified as a legal alien, a non-citizen who is lawfully residing in the United States.

If you or a loved one may be facing deportation due to criminal charges or a criminal conviction, please take a moment to contact an Orange County criminal defense lawyer at the Law Offices of Fred Thiagarajah today. Your initial consultation is free, and this will be a valuable opportunity for you to find out more about your particular rights in this situation, as well as what can be done to avoid a criminal conviction and removal from the U.S.

Legal Immigrants and Deportation in Orange County, CA

A person who is a green card holder, legal permanent resident, visa holder, or refugee may be considered a legal alien or legal immigrant. Legal aliens are at risk of mandatory removal from the U.S. if convicted of particular crimes. These offenses may include:

  • Aggravated felonies (murder, attempted murder, rape, and certain theft or fraud crimes)
  • Drug crimes (excluding simple marijuana possession)
  • Firearm offenses
  • Domestic violence (including stalking, spousal abuse, child abuse, and child neglect)
  • Crimes of moral turpitude (including felonies committed within 5 years of the immigrant being admitted into the U.S.)

At the Law Offices of Fred Thiagarajah, we assist legal immigrants throughout all of Orange County in the face of criminal charges for deportable crimes, taking care to provide personal attention and dedicated, aggressive legal counsel. We know that your future is on the line. When you work with an Orange County immigration attorney at our firm, you can rest assured that we will make every effort on your behalf to help you avoid a conviction and deportation.

Contact an Orange County deportation defense attorney at our firm today!

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