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  • Good Moral Character in the Immigration Context

    … the influence (DUI) offenses generally do not make you automatically ineligible for immigration benefits. However, immigration authorities still take DUI offenses very seriously and may use a record of DUI offenses (especially recent or multiple offenses) to deny benefits in the exercise of discretion. If you have any questions in regard to this, you…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 11 readers -
  • What to Expect at Immigration Detention

    … As a Miami immigration lawyer, I have represented many clients who have been/are currently in an immigration detention facility. Many undocumented immigrants live with the fear that one day they may be caught and held by immigration authorities (most likely, the agency called Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE). Below are some…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 12 readers -
  • Immigration Consequences of Your DUI/DWI

    … application? There are three main consequences of DUI/DWI convictions for aliens: deportation, denial of admissibility into the United States, and denial of citizenship. Under the immigration law, conviction is defined very broadly. Pursuant to Section 101(a)(48) of the Immigration and Nationality Act the term conviction, with respect to an alien…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 9 readers -
  • Defenses to Deportation After Being Convicted of a Felony

    … very quickly, on an “expedited” basis. Below are some frequently asked questions. I am not a United States citizen, and I have been convicted of an aggravated felony. What could happen to me? Aggravated felony convictions are treated very seriously under U.S. immigration law. Not only are aggravated felonies grounds for removal from the U.S…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 16 readers -
  • Bond Hearings in Immigration Court

    … crime > Bond Hearings in Immigration Court As a Miami immigration lawyer, I have represented numerous clients who have been detained by ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement). Being detained by U.S. immigration officers is a frightening experience for anyone. For these detained individuals, getting out of the detention facility…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 12 readers -
  • Basics on Waivers of Inadmissibility

    … convictions > Basics on Waivers of Inadmissibility As a Miami immigration lawyer, I have represented noncitizens who meet the minimum eligibility requirements for U.S. lawful permanent residence (a green card) who, must, as part of their applications, show that they are not inadmissible to the United States. Below are some frequently…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 18 readers -
  • Pleading “Guilty” or “No Contest” as a Non-Citizen

    …. If this scenario applies to you, I would highly recommend that you speak with a Miami immigration lawyer to discuss your options. Do not make the mistake of making an uninformed decision that could land you in a bad situation. I have already made a plea bargain. What are my options? If you have already made a plea bargain and been convicted of a crime…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 13 readers -
  • Drunk Driving Can Lead To Professional Discipline

    …, misdemeanor or felony. When the OED receives a report of a practitioner’s conviction, the first step it takes is to determine whether the crime is a “serious” crime. The USPTO Rules define a “serious” crime as: (1) Any criminal offense classified as a felony under the laws of the United States, any state or any foreign country where the crime…

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 43 readers -
  • Returning to the U.S. After Being Deported

    … convictions > Returning to the U.S. After Being Deported Some of my clients are non-citizens of the U.S. who have been ordered deported (removed) from the U.S. to their home country. If this applies to you, you may be wondering if you have any options. As a Miami immigration attorney, I have met with clients who do, in fact, have some…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 12 readers -
  • Cancellation of Removal for Non-Permanent Residents

    … crime > Cancellation of Removal for Non-Permanent Residents As a Miami immigration lawyer, I have represented foreign-born clients who have been living in the United States without legal status for some time, and who have been placed in deportation (removal) proceedings. Being placed in deportation proceedings is obviously a stressful…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 11 readers -
  • About to Plead “Guilty” or “No Contest”? Beware

    … convictions > About to Plead “Guilty” or “No Contest”? Beware Before I started my own Miami immigration law practice, I was an Assistant Public Defender in the Miami-Dade Public Defender’s office. In that capacity I oftentimes came across immigrants who did not consider the immigration consequences of pleading guilty or “no contest…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 19 readers -
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