Archive | November, 2013

Immigration Court and the Department of Homeland Security

Here is an excerpt of an article I recently completed for the Johnson County Bar Association Bar Letter:         Immigration Court and the Department of Homeland Security                 DHS is a cabinet department of the U.S. government, and is comprised of the United States Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS), Customs and Border Protection […]

Criminal Convictions and Immigration Law: The Implications of Padilla v. Kentucky for Criminal Defense Attorneys and their Clients

For non-citizens, criminal charges and convictions may carry severe consequences, up to and including removal from the United States.  Therefore, it is very important that such clients  consult with criminal defense attorneys who are familiar enough with immigration law to recognize when to seek the advice of a competent immigration attorney.   Excellent criminal defense advice […]