CONSEQUENCES FOR CRIME IN AN IMMIGRATION CASE
Seek Legal Assistance from an Ohio Immigration Lawyer
If you are seeking to become a U.S. citizen through naturalization, or you are here as lawful permanent resident then you are required to adhere to the laws of the state in which you reside. Further, if you are here are a temporary visa then you are also required to abide by state and federal laws. A violation of these laws can have extremely severe consequences. Some results of conviction of a crime can include deportation and removal from the United States. In addition, if you are deported for commission of a crime then you may be barred from reentry in the future.
According to title 8 USC §1227, there are many crimes that can result in deportation of aliens from the United States, others can result in inadmissibility at the time of arrival. Some of these crimes may include the following among many others:
- Smuggling other aliens into the United States
- Marriage fraud
- Possession, distribution or cultivation of controlled substances
- Weapons offenses
- Domestic violence
- Violation of protection order
- Crimes against children
- Falsely claiming citizenship
There are many other crimes and specific circumstances that can result in deportation or inadmissibility. If you are charged with a crime while in the United States then it is vitally important that you seek skilled legal defense of your case. Get in touch with our Cleveland immigration attorney as soon as possible to protect your rights.
How a Columbus Immigration Attorney Can Help
At Jonathan A. Bartell, Attorney with Margaret W. Wong & Associates we offer aggressive assistance and representation in various immigration issues. If you choose to work our Cleveland based firm then you can be sure that you will be receiving excellent service. Our Cincinnati immigration lawyer fosters open communication with each client relationship so that you can feel comfortable to obtain information and answers to your questions. We also have significant experience in difficult cases and can aggressively fight for your rights in court. Serving all of Ohio as well as Florida, North Carolina and other states throughout the nation, we also help those in need of assistance around the world.