New York Immigration Defense - Aggravated Felonies
What are aggravated felonies?
The list of which crimes are considered aggravated felonies has continued to evolve since the term was first introduced in 1988 in the Immigration and Nationality Act. In fact, it now includes some crimes which are neither aggravated offenses nor felonies. The term, however, is used to refer to offenses for which a non-U.S. citizen may be deported or suffer other specified immigration consequences. Certain aggravated felonies may only be considered such in certain circumstances, depending, for example, on the length of sentence imposed by the court. It is imperative you have a
New York immigration defense lawyer fighting for your rights and freedom if you have been accused of any of the following:
New York Criminal Attorney
The Portela Law Firm, P.C. will take all possible measures in the fight to protect you from exclusion from asylum, citizenship, or entering or remaining in the United States. As the debate regarding which crimes may result in deportation continues, it is vital you have a legal team intimately familiar with both criminal law and immigration law. The firm's legal team comes from diverse and illustrious backgrounds, pooling their resources to aggressively assert and protect the interests of their clients and the diverse population of New York. They can provide service in English or Spanish and are standing by to help you in any way they can.
If you are an alien accused of an aggravated felony, it is vital you contact a New York criminal defense lawyer immediately.