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Reduction of Charges in Immigration Cases

Reduction & Removal of Charges in Immigration Cases in New York

If you are facing charges for a crime which can result in your deportation or exclusion from the United States, all is not necessarily lost. With the help of the right New York City immigration lawyer, you may have several options available to help you avoid the effect of conviction on your immigration status. In certain cases, your legal counsel may be able to have your case dismissed; for example, if there is insufficient or inadmissible evidence, or where your rights have been violated during the proceedings against you.

Where a removal of charges is not possible, your attorney may be able to achieve a reduction of charges, which can negate the risk to your permanent resident status. Usually, the prosecution has some latitude regarding which charges are filed and your attorney can negotiate to have those which may affect your residency rejected in favor of those which do not. If the prosecution refuses to concede despite good cause, your lawyer may go directly to the judge to pursue a more appropriate execution of justice.

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

Helping You Stay in the U.S.

Whenever possible, the legal team at Musa-Obregon Law PC will pursue a removal of all charges against you. When this is not an option, we will do all we can to achieve a reduction of charges and even then, will fight for an acquittal. It is a priority for us to keep you as safe as possible from any risk of deportation while also defending you against conviction. We understand that when your immigration status is at risk, your relationships with your friends and family, your career and your future are on the line. You can rest assured that we will grant your case the importance it deserves and act aggressively in your best interests.

If you have been charged with a deportable offense, contact a New York criminal defense attorney , who may be able to have your charges reduced or removed.

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