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``Crimmigration`` & Deportation
A Practice that keeps up with the Times
A practice that keeps up with the times. We are experienced and qualified criminal and immigration attorneys who will personally handle both the criminal charge and the potential immigration consequences to the criminal case. Click below to learn more about immigration consequences to criminal convictions, deportation and removal defense and other “Crimmigration” services we provide.
In 2010, The Supreme Court of the United States decided Padilla v. Kentucky – a groundbreaking case that has forever changed the landscape of criminal defense – which holds criminal defense attorneys legally responsible to effectively advise their clients about any immigration consequences to a criminal conviction. The Padilla case has basically given birth to a new category of law, some people label as “Crimmigration.” Nowadays, and more often than not, when you decide to hire a criminal defense attorney for a criminal case, he or she may refer you to an immigration attorney to handle your deportation case (same thing happens vice versa). You end up paying twice the amount in legal fees than what you expected!
Attorneys Amir Hagoo and Hussein El Rashidy are experienced and qualified criminal and immigration attorneys. They will personally handle both the criminal charge and the immigration case. Because The EH Law Firm is a “one-stop-shop” for your “Crimmigration” matters, not only will you save on legal fees, but you will get personalized, efficient, and dedicated attention on both matters!
The EH Law Firm provides the following services to immigrants charged and/or convicted of Criminal Offenses and immigrants without status facing deportation:
• Adjustment of Status for those who have overstayed or worked without authorization or came to the United States without inspection;
• Adjustment of Status While in Removal Proceedings;
• Affirmative/Defensive Asylum, Withhold of Removal and Convention Against Torture;
• Cancellation of Removal for Legal Permanent (42A) and Non-Legal Permanent Residents (42B);
• Criminal and Noncriminal Waivers (I-601, I-601A and I-212);
• Post-Conviction Criminal Motions (Motions to Vacate Criminal Pleas);
• Removal of Conditions While in Removal Proceedings;
• Motions to Reopen/Reconsider;
• Voluntary Departure.
We can offer guidance and support if you would like to apply for (or change your status to) one or more of the following types of Non-Immigrant Visas while in the United States or abroad:
• B1/B2 – Business Visitor/Tourist Visitor Visas;
• E-1/E-2 – Treaty Trader/Treaty Investor Visas;
• H-1B – Specialty Occupations in fields requiring highly specialized knowledge OR Physicians OR Nurses and Physical Therapist Visas;
• F-1 – Student Visas;
• J-1 – Exchange Visitors (medical and business training), Physicians, Teachers, Scholars Visas;
• L-1 – Intra-Company Transferee Visas;
• M – Academic, Vocational Visas;
• O – Foreign National with Extraordinary Ability in Sciences, Arts, Education, Business or Athletics Visas;
• P – Performing Athlete, Artist, Entertainer Visas;
• R – Religious Worker Visas;
• T – Victim of Human Trafficking Visas;
• TN/TD – NAFTA Professional Worker (available to Canadian and Mexican Nationals), and;
• U – Victim of Criminal Activity Visas.
If you are interested in applying for any of the above visas call now to see if you qualify!
If you are an immigrant charged with any crime, don't accept a conviction without consulting an experienced “crimmigration” attorney. If you're here without status or came without inspection, consult with an experienced immigration attorney before applying for a visa. If you or a loved one is facing a “crimmigration” issue or deportation, call us for a free in-office consultation!