The Minnesota Supreme Court announced that individuals who were not advised of the immigration consequences of their criminal convictions prior to pleading guilty could NOT petition to have their guilty pleas withdraw pursuant to the ruling by the Supreme Court in Padilla if their pleas happened before the date of that decision.
Going to Immigration Court can be a stressful, scary experience. Here are a couple of things about Court that may help you feel a little more prepared. Please note that there are many different Immigration Courts in the United States and each Court may be a little different. These tidbits relate specifically to the Bloomington Immigration Court in Minnesota.
Many individuals are interested in applying for DACA, but they may be confused on what the basic requirements are to apply.
Although every case needs to be looked at on an individual basis, individuals may be eligible if they:
As an immigration lawyer there are a handful of situations that you encounter more frequently than most. While the fact-scenarios differ in each case based the potential client’s personal history, the same general rules apply when first considering whether that person should hire an attorney and seek an immigration remedy. The following, while not legal advice, is a list of some of the most common questions that I hear every week:
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