Criminal Defense of Immigrants


§ 2.4 B. Damaging Immigration Consequences of a Criminal Case

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What are the consequences for the client?  After serving the sentence, the client discovers an immigration hold has been placed.  The jail calls the Department of Homeland Security (which has replaced the INS) and refuses to release the client until the immigration authorities arrive to take the client directly into immigration custody.