Q: I was told I need a criminal lawyer for my case that involves a immigration criminal charge or charges is this correct
I'm not sure if I need a immigration defense lawyer or what type of criminal lawyer I need?
A: You need a criminal defense attorney to handle the criminal charge. You will need an immigration attorney to represent you in removal proceedings if you are referred to immigration court. Your criminal defense attorney should consult with the immigration attorney to discuss immigration consequences of certain criminal convictions.
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