Certain crimes will or may result in the deportation of a noncitizen who already has lawful admission status, such as a lawful permanent resident green card holder or a refugee. This results in the need for deportation defense. Some of the crimes that may cause deportation include, but are not limited to:
Conviction of a Controlled Substance Offense, EXCEPT, when the conviction is for a single offense of simple possession of 30 grams or less of marijuana.
It is important to note, that in Texas the criminal courts use ounces. 2 ounces of marijuana is more than 30 grams of marijuana.
Crimes of Moral Turpitude:
Conviction of a Crime of Domestic Violence, Crime Against Children, Stalking, or a Violation of a Protection Order (both civil or criminal)Conviction of an Aggravated Felony (which includes some misdemeanors) includes but is not limited to:
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