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Criminal Conviction and Your Immigration Status

NY Immigration Attorneys - 100 Years' Combined Experience

Being convicted of a criminal offense can have severe consequences in relation to your immigrant status. United States law is very strict regarding which offenses can result in deportation or exclusion from the U.S. and in many cases the court has no discretion on whether or not this will be part of the penalty for conviction.

This may be the case despite mitigating circumstances of the crime for which you were convicted or the effect deportation would have on your family. It is vital you are represented by an experienced New York City immigration lawyer, who can fight for you when your future is on the line.

We represent individuals throughout Queens, Brooklyn, The Bronx, Manhattan, Rockland County and Westchester County.

Certain criminal convictions, such as an aggravated felony, multiple misdemeanors, or crimes of moral turpitude, can have numerous adverse immigration effects, including:

  • Cancellation of permanent residency and deportation
  • Inability to achieve suspension or cancellation of removal
  • Ineligibility for permanent residency or naturalization
  • Refusal of recognized good moral character - a requirement for citizenship and immigration court relief
  • Denial of asylum
  • Suspension of your right to voluntary departure
  • Permanent exclusion from the United States

Queens and Manhattan Immigration Attorney

Having a seasoned attorney fighting for your rights when you have been accused of a crime is essential if you wish to protect your right to live in the United States. When you are represented by Musa-Obregon Law PC, you will receive compassionate advice and hard-hitting defense of your charges. Our legal team will seek a reduction and removal of criminal charges wherever possible, and develop a strategic approach designed to help you avoid conviction. Our 100 years of combined experience gives us great insight into how best to help you and your family.

Contact a New York immigration attorney for help defending your criminal case as well as its potential effect on your immigration status.

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  • “He helped my loved one get out of deportation quickly for a very, very reasonable fee.”

    Kynga
  • “They won my VAWA case. I am extremely grateful for their help.”

    Julio E.
  • “I am blessed and I highly recommend this law firm to anyone struggling with their immigration process.”

    L. L.
  • “From first-hand experience, I am certain that clients are safe in his hands.”

    Rene Berrospi, Peruvian attorney
  • “Michael's experience in criminal and immigration law is unsurpassed.”

    Rhonda deJean, Immigration Attorney
  • “I have looked up to Michael as a successful attorney, and on occasion for legal consultation and input on my own cases.”

    Abdul Abdurahman, Esq.
  • “My attorneys changed my life 360 degrees.”

    Alex D.
  • “He thought out of the box and worked until he was able to have a conversation with the DA.”

    Ms Ching
  • “Professional, honest hard working "Genius"”

    Janusz W.
  • “Once you meet this man, you will understand his passion and dedication to you and your case.”

    Kinga N.
  • “He is also a knowledgeable and eloquent trial attorney with exceptional skills.”

    Rami F.
  • “The man can do what other lawyers only dream about.”

    Gabe
  • “My life has changed for the better since I've had Michael and his Team working with me.”

    L. Bela
  • “Passionate and effective representation of his clients in various courts.”

    Ade Agbayewa, Esq., New York Criminal Defense
  • “I am in shock today that I got asylum in the United States. I can't believe it.”

    R.H.

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