Photo take by Ian Britton: http://www.ianbritton.co.uk/
Like the picture above, being locked out is a difficult situation to overcome. It is important that you understand that a criminal charge can lead to you being deported for immigration issues.
It is very important that you tell your criminal lawyer about your immigration issues. Most criminal attorneys don’t ask their clients about their immigration status. There are serious immigration consequences that you can face if you plead out. To make matters worse it is becoming increasingly difficult to reopen your case. Most district court judges will make sure that they give immigration warnings and mark that on the docket sheet. So be aware and ask your attorney before it’s too late.
New York State Defenders Association has posted this wonderful check list online at
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