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Criminal Attorneys Must Advise Clients About Immigration Consequences

Is a criminal defense attorney required to advise his or her immigrant clients of the immigration consequences of a plea agreement or conviction? According to the U.S. Supreme Court, the answer is a definite yes. In its 2010 decision Padilla v. Kentucky, the Supreme Court made it clear that criminal defense attorneys have an affirmative […]

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