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Reports to the Arkansas Bar by the Faculty of the University of Arkansas School of Law.

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Elizabeth Young

Immigration Consequences of State Criminal Convictions

Certain criminal convictions can cause a foreign national to be deemed deportable from the United States. This is true of foreign nationals that are in the country with documentation (either permanent residents with green cards or temporary residents, such as students), as well […]

How Arkansas Convictions are Treated for Immigration Purposes

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 […]