An individual who has been convicted of a firearms offense is deportable and subject to removal from the United States. Deportability for a “firearms offense” encompasses but is not limited to selling, exchanging, using, possessing, or purchasing a firearm or destructive device in violation of state or federal law. An individual is deportable for a firearms violation regardless of when the offense occurred or the conviction was entered.
Additionally, a state firearms offense may be considered an aggravated felony if it is described by a federal law counterpart. Some examples of offenses that may potentially be viewed as aggravated felonies include:
The attorneys at Godoy Law Office, can help determine whether you are eligible to vacate your criminal conviction or whether you are eligible to file for post-conviction relief, such as a Padilla appeal. Additionally, we can help you determine if you are eligible for any other removal relief such as Cancellation of Removal.
We can help you identify any available immigration option. Call us today or contact us online to schedule a consultation.