Chicago Immigration and Naturalization Law Blog

What To Do if Convicted as an Immigrant

What To Do if Convicted as an Immigrant

The beauty of the American justice system is that it can be very forgiving. Often times if you are a first-time offender for an incident, the system w...

Police Checkpoints in Illinois are Ramping Up – Know Your Rights

Police Checkpoints in Illinois are Ramping Up – Know Your Rights

Police precincts across the U.S. will be stepping up DUI enforcement during the holiday season. A common holiday police tactic is the “spot check”...

Brothers Found Guilty of H-1B Fraud

Brothers Found Guilty of H-1B Fraud

Two brothers found guilty of committing visa fraud in November 2015 were sentenced to serve 87 months in federal prison. This stems from a lengthy inv...

Plea Withdrawal Where Immigration Consequence Was Not Explained

Plea Withdrawal Where Immigration Consequence Was Not Explained

In People v. Valdez, 2015 IL App (3d) 120892 (May 19, 2015) an Illinois Appellate court held that it was an error to deny a non-citizen DefendantR...

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