Can I Be Deported from the U.S. Following a Misdemeanor Drug Conviction in Texas?

May 30th, 2018 by Tad Nelson in Drug Crime, Misdemeanor Crimes

On the surface, you may not think a misdemeanor crime is that serious. For many Texas misdemeanor offenses, the court will only impose a fine without jail time. But if you are not a citizen of the United States–i.e., you are a permanent resident, visa holder, or undocumented immigrant–a misdemeanor conviction may lead to your […]

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Does My Immigration Status Affect My Child Custody Rights in Texas?

July 12th, 2017 by Tad Nelson in Family Law

It is widely believed that more than 1 million undocumented immigrants currently live in Texas. A person’s immigration status can affect all aspects of their lives, including their rights in a divorce or family law matter. For example, an undocumented immigrant’s inability to maintain a stable job or residence may be cited as a factor […]

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