Q: Weekend jail in NY
If a judge sentances someone to a year of weekends in jail is that a sentance of 1 year in regards to immigration law?
A: You really need to take a look at the order - however, often times, it depends not on the sentence imposed, but the potential maximum jail time that COULD be imposed that matters for immigration law purposes. So, in order to know the impact on immigration, we would need to know the statute you violated. Good luck! Rodney Alberto, Esq. www.visabrothers.com, 732-200-0779
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