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How Arkansas Convictions are Treated for Immigration Purposes

By · October 9, 2010 · 2010 Ark. L. Notes 150
In categories: International and Immigration Law

This March, the Supreme Court issued a potentially ground-breaking case in  Padilla v. Kentucky. Aside from the potential impact it may have on Sixth Amendment law, it very clearly has a direct impact on how defense attorneys must deal with clients that are not United States citizens. It is now a requirement for a defense attorney to warn a noncitizen when “pending criminal charges may carry a risk of adverse immigration consequences.”

Read the entire article:

Young – How Arkansas Convictions are Treated for Immigration Purposes – Arkansas Law Notes 2010

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