Criminal Defense of Immigrants


§ 5.37 (D)

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(D)  Safe Haven.  An important ingredient in obtaining post-conviction relief is a safe haven disposition that is realistic, that will if obtained eliminate the adverse immigration consequences of the original conviction, and that will be great enough to satisfy the prosecutor as a substitute for the disposition that is being eliminated.  For a detailed treatment of safe havens to protect against deportation, see N. Tooby & J. Rollin, Safe Havens: How to Identify and Construct Non-Deportable Convictions (2005).