Orange County Deportation Defense Attorney

Help for Legal and Undocumented Immigrants in Orange County, California

There are several different situations which may result in the deportation or removal of a non-citizen from the United States. An undocumented alien may be at risk of deportation at any time, although this most often occurs due to an arrest or the alleged commission of a crime (even in the absence of a criminal conviction in court.) A legal immigrant, such as a person with a visa, green card or who is a lawful permanent resident, may face deportation on the grounds of a criminal conviction.

If you or a loved one is facing deportation for any reason, it is important to discuss the matter with an experienced Orange County deportation lawyer. You will need a legal professional to represent your interests and protect your rights throughout the legal process associated with deportation – if you want the best opportunity of remaining in the U.S. At the Law Offices of Fred Thiagarajah, your initial consultation with a skilled immigration attorney is free. We will take the time to inform you of your rights and determine how we can assist you.

Grounds for Deportation or Removal

The crimes for which a legal or illegal immigrant may face deportation are classified into two groups: inadmissible crimes and deportable crimes.

  • An undocumented alien may face removal from the U.S. due to an arrest for or the alleged commission of an inadmissible crime – and may not be granted the right to a criminal trial. Inadmissible crimes include: drug offenses, prostitution, and serious felonies such as rape, kidnapping, murder, robbery or manslaughter.
  • A legal immigrant may face deportation if he or she is convicted of certain criminal offenses, much the same as those that may result in the removal of an illegal alien. The key difference is that a legal immigrant will be granted a trial. Deportable crimes may include drug offenses, aggravated felonies (such as rape, murder, or attempted murder), firearm offenses, domestic violence, or any crime punishable by a minimum sentence of 1 year imprisonment.

Contact an Orange County deportation defense attorney today for the legal help you need to avoid deportation/removal from the U.S.

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