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  • What is Deportation?
    What is Deportation?

    Deportation is formal removal from the United States, which should not be confused with inadmissibility. WHAT IS DEPORTATION? Deportation is the formal removal of an alien from the United States ...

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  • U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Application of Padilla v. Kentucky in Deportations
    U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Application of Padilla v. Kentucky in Deportations

    Padilla does not apply retroactively to cases already final on direct review. In CHAIDEZ v. UNITED STATES , No. 11-820. Argued November 1, 2012-Decided February 20, 2013, the United States Supreme ...

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  • Deportable Offenses and the Attorney's Role in Light of Padilla v. Kentucky
    Deportable Offenses and the Attorney's Role in Light of Padilla v. Kentucky

    A noncitizen convicted of violating a Pennsylvania state criminal statute is subject to a variety of harsh immigration penalties including deportation from the United States. A noncitizen convicted of ...

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