Immigration Consequences of a Criminal Conviction
Criminal Defense for Non-Citizens
A non-U.S. citizen convicted of a crime in the United States can face serious immigration consequences. Both misdemeanor and felony convictions can lead to loss of permanent residency (Green Card) and possible deportation.
If you are an immigrant who has been charged with a crime, it is important to talk to a lawyer immediately. Attorney Leon Mezzetti has over 30 years of experience in criminal law, and working with our immigration attorney, he can help you avoid the immigration consequences of a criminal conviction.
To speak to an immigration lawyer in California, please call:
- Local: 510-791-1836
- Toll free: 1-877-791-1836
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The immigration consequences of a criminal conviction can include:
- Deportation or Removal from the United States.
- After Deportation, inability to re-enter the United States.
- Loss of Permanent Residency (Green Card).
- Denial of Naturalization.
- Application delays.
How a Lawyer Can Help
If you are in the United States on a visa or resident card, or if you are here on asylum or refugee status and you are charged with any of these crimes, call attorney Leon Mezzetti:
We will help you avoid a criminal conviction. This may help you avoid consequences such as deportation, removal, or denial of applications. It may be possible to seek an adjustment of status. We will help you explore other options for staying in the United States.