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Posted 4 years ago in Bankruptcy Crime Immigration by Josh Crank  
Real House Husband in Real Danger of Deportation

“The Real Housewives of New Jersey” stars Teresa and Giuseppe “Joe” Giudice face up to 50 years behind bars if they’re convicted on the 39 criminal counts leveled against them. But to make matters worse, Joe will likely be permanently banished from the United States if he’s convicted on even a single count. That’s because Joe, unlike Teresa and the couple’s four young daughters, is not an American citizen. Born in Italy, Joe was brought to the U.S. by his …

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Posted 4 years ago in Crime Immigration by Michele Bowman  
Guilty Plea Means Deportation, Says Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court on Feb. 20 held that one of its 2010 rulings – that under the Sixth Amendment, criminal defense attorneys must warn their clients that guilty pleas can result in deportation – does not apply retroactively. In Chaidez v. United States, the Court said Padilla v. Kentucky, the 2010 case, was not retroactive because it created a new rule about warning defendants, as opposed to simply applying existing rules.   Sorry, Says Court: Play It Forward Roselva …

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Posted 5 years ago in Immigration by Michele Bowman  
Non-Citizens in LGBT Marriages Avoid Deportation

Immigrants who are part of stable, same-sex couples in the United States will face a lower chance of deportation if the policies of the Department of Homeland Security and the Obama administration are actually written down. Immigration policy promoted by the Obama Administration would devote fewer resources to sniffing out immigrant lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people who are married to U.S. citizens. Now, prompted by Democratic lawmakers, DHS is being asked to put that policy into official regulations, …

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