Criminal Issues & Immigration

Criminal Defense Attorney for Immigrants in Los Angeles

If you are a non-citizen living in California and are charged with or convicted of certain crimes, you may face deportation, exclusion, loss of your visa or green card, and even denial of U.S. citizenship. As both criminal law and immigration law are very intricate in their own right, the merging of the two areas of law can prove to be extremely complex, especially for one facing criminal charges.

It is in your best interest to contact a criminal defense lawyer in Los Angeles if you are facing immigration issues related to criminal charges, as a lawyer will be able to navigate your legal proceedings and possibly secure an advantageous outcome to your case!

Assisting Immigrants with Criminal Records

If you possess a criminal record, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will likely argue that you no longer deserve the privileges afforded to immigrants. Among other penalties, this can mean prompt deportation, no matter the length of time you have been living in the U.S. Even if you have a wife and children, it will not preclude them from forcing you to leave. If you are to avoid a criminal record, you must first avoid a conviction, and an attorney can fight on your behalf in your criminal case in an effort to make that a reality.

20+ Years of Criminal Defense Experience—Call 310-904-6331

At the Law Offices of Decio Rangel Jr., our lawyers provide criminal defense services to immigrants throughout the Los Angeles area who are in need of immediate legal help. We understand that the stakes can be high when you, as an immigrant, have had criminal charges levied against you, and so we take swift action in investigating your case in order to give you the best possible chance of a favorable resolution. Our goal is to get your charges reduced or dismissed, so that you can avoid removal from the U.S., or a denial of your citizenship application, and move on with your life.

If you are having immigration issues due to criminal charges or a criminal conviction, contact a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who can possibly assist you in avoiding deportation or other serious penalties.

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