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Criminal defense attorney has a duty to advise immigrant non-citizens of immigration consequences of a guilty plea

On March 31, 2010, the United States Supreme Court in Padilla v. Kentucky, 2010 U.S. Lexis 2928 (March 31, 2010) held that immigrants and non-citizens with criminal convictions which subject them to deportation have a right to competent and affirmative … Continue reading

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