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DUI Immigration Effect as a Noncitizen of the United States

Posted by Terry O'Malley | Mar 07, 2016 | 0 Comments

In Denver, Arapahoe County and across Colorado, criminal offenses are treated harshly under the eyes of the law. They are treated even more harshly, however, for those who are noncitizens of the United States. In fact, upon a criminal conviction of a DUI (Driving While Under the Influence of Alcohol) or DWAI (Driving While Ability Impaired) in Colorado and across the United States, noncitizens can risk being deported and prevented from reentering the U.S.

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Deportation or Removal Can Result From Noncitizen Douglas County DUI or DWAI Conviction

In Douglas County and across Colorado, a noncitizen of the United States with a conviction of a DUI or DWAI could be deported by the ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement). Both a felony and misdemeanor DUI conviction can result in deportation. DUI / DWAI are consideredNot all felony offenses will result in your deportation, but a DUI felony conviction can place you at risk. dangerous persons crimes, so federal law sees those convicted of a DUI / DWAI as being dangerous to society. Not all felony offenses will result in your deportation, but a DUI / DWAI felony conviction places you at risk if you are in the US on a green card or VISA. If you are a noncitizen of the United States, it's in your best interest not to drink and drive. Your future and your family's futures are at stake. Consult a DUI attorney immediately if you are a noncitizen and have been charged with a DUI / DWAI anywhere in Colorado.

Lawyer in Adams County for Immigrant DUI Convictions and Inadmissibility

In Brighton, Adams County and across Colorado, a DUI / DWAI conviction can also result in the inability to obtain a green card. Green cards mean that someone has been granted permanent residency in the United States. While deportability refers to revoking someone's ability to reside in the United States, inadmissibility refers to preventing a person from coming into the United States for several years.

You need an experienced lawyer if you've been charged with a DUI as a noncitizen of the U.S.

Additional Criminal Offenses Causing Deportation of Noncitizens

Only a skilled immigration attorney can discuss deportation upon a criminal conviction in full detail

In Jefferson County, Colorado and across the United States, there are other offenses besides a DUI / DWAI offense that can result in deportation. Some of these offenses include controlled substance offenses, crimes of violence (like Murder, Escape, Criminal Extortion), an aggravated felony (such as rape, Theft, Forgery), firearm / handgun / gun crimes, a crime of moral turpitude that was committed within 5 years of entering the U.S. (or two at any time). These are only some of the offenses which can result in deportation upon a criminal conviction. Only a skilled immigration attorney can discuss the issue of deportation upon criminal convictions with you in more detail.

DUI / Immigration Attorney in Denver: Call Today

If you have been charged with a DUI or DWAI in Denver, Gilpin County or anywhere else in Colorado as a noncitizen, contact our criminal defense lawyers immediately. You need an experienced DUI attorney to help protect you from a DUI conviction, and an immigration lawyer who can prevent you from being deported from the U.S. Your future is worth protecting – call the criminal defense attorneys at the O'Malley Law Office to set up a free initial consultation today.

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If you or a loved one has been charged with a DUI / DWAI in Denver, Commerce City or Highlands Ranch, and you are a noncitizen immigrant of the U.S., be smart, exercise your right to remain silent, and contact the best criminal defense attorneys at the O'Malley Law Office at 303-830-0880. Together, we can protect your future.Request a Free Consultation

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