Immigration status is affected when a criminal charge becomes a conviction. If you or a loved one is arrested in Texas, it is best to get a lawyer as soon as possible.
If you admitted doing the crime you are charged for, the judge may order some form of punishment. A conviction includes when a judge or jury issues a formal judgment of guilt of the charge for the crime and the judge has ordered a penalty or restraint on your freedom.
A charge is generally:
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With some exceptions, immigrants seeking admission into the U.S. who have criminal convictions may not be considered for naturalization. Among the crimes which would make an alien inadmissible include:
The noncitizen will be inadmissible and removable if one of these categories applies unless there is a waiver or one of a few exceptions applies.
Convictions for certain crimes make a person lawfully admitted deportable. Deportability applies to persons who have been lawfully admitted to the U.S. such as persons with green cards.
Unless an exception applies, removal is the consequence to being considered deportable. Among the convictions a lawful permanent citizen may be deported are:
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