Georgia DACA Recipients Lead the Fight for Cheaper Tuition
10 DACA recipient students in Georgia filed a lawsuit on Tuesday asking Georgia University’s board to give them in-state tuition rates. The same group of students filed a lawsuit in February of 2016, which was dismissed by the Georgia Supreme Court. The students...
Will Supreme Court Deliver the Much Anticipated Relief for Immigrant Families?
Nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants eagerly await the Supreme Court’s decision on the scope of Presidential Executive Order. The state of Texas and 25 other states sued the Federal Government, denouncing President’s Executive Order, particularly Deferred Action...
‘Undocumented’ Immigrants and Taxes
In a November interview with CNN host Erin Burnett, Trump asked “Do you think an illegal immigrant getting money is going to be paying taxes.” Trump’s question started a debate in our country as to whether undocumented immigrants were paying government taxes and...
A conviction on your record can significantly affect your future. Post-conviction relief is governed by state and federal laws, so retaining qualified legal counsel is imperative in pursuing any avenues of post-conviction.
If you are convicted a crime recently, immediately talk to our criminal defense attorney.
Even after serving a sentence for a crime, the conviction on your record can follow you for the rest of your life. Difficulties facing employment, higher insurance rates and trouble finding housing can all be situations you may face in the future. You can take active steps that may help eliminate charges off of your record.
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Statutory Motion to Withdraw A Plea
For example under California Penal Code section 1016.5 or if it is a federal conviction pursuant to 18 U.S.C. section 2255
Constitutional Motion to Withdraw A Plea – Writ of Habeas Corpus or Writ of Coram Nobis
For example because there was ineffective assistance of counsel by the prior criminal defense attorney or because the individual was denied his right to an interpreter
Motion to Reduce a Felony to a Misdemeanor
For example under California Penal Code section 17(b)
Motion to Reduce a Sentence or Motion to Reduce a Restitution Order
For example in some cases if the immigrant can reduce the criminal sentence received or if they can reduce the amount of restitution ordered, it could eliminate their immigration problem or at least make their immigration case more hopeful
For example under California Penal Code Section 1203.4, commonly referred to as an Expungement
Clear Your Record
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