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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Minnesota on
Q: Permit to carry while living in a school zone. How may I exit my property without breaking the law?

The area around my house is within the "1000 Feet" outline in Federal law. Other than being in a vehicle, what exceptions can be made for me exiting my property with a firearm without breaking this law?

Susanne  Eltamimi
Susanne Eltamimi
answered on Jan 23, 2023

I agree with Sarah's answer. You can exit your property safely by keeping the firearm unloaded and locked inside a firearms rack inside your vehicle while you are still within 1,000 feet proximity of the school. You can also carry the firearm within 1,000 feet of a public school as long as the... View More

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4 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law and Criminal Law for Minnesota on
Q: can someone be deported if they are convicted of shoplifting? the person has no other convictions.

the person was charged with shoplifting about $60 of merchandise at Walmart. they have not been convicted yet but they are worried it will affect their green card.

Susanne  Eltamimi
Susanne Eltamimi
answered on Jan 9, 2023

It will not affect their green card unless they have other prior convictions of theft or those that evince bad character or moral turpitude. This alone probably won't because of a rule called the "Petty Theft Exception," which is exactly what it sounds like: a one-time exception to... View More

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