Asked in Immigration Law for Ohio

Q: What’s the possibility for an immigrant to remain in the US and not be deported after being convicted of a crime?

For example, the alien was deported after being convicted for drug trafficking then they reentered the US unlawfully/illegally and was then convicted of another crime and served 6 years in prison. Are there any grounds for the person to defend not being deported if they have a child to support who was born in the US. Would they be considered to reenter the US

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Samuil Buschkin
Samuil Buschkin
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Ridgewood, NJ

A: it is impossible to discuss this in the hypothetical; suffice to say that whoever has this issue needs an immigration lawyer experienced in 'crimmigration' because sometimes it is possible to do certain things with the conviction, after it has been entered. Much depends on the crime itself.

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