CA Criminal Defense Attorneys: Immigration Advisory: Nunez-Reyes and Lujan-Armendariz

CA Criminal Defense Attorneys: Immigration Advisory: Nunez-Reyes and Lujan-Armendariz Immigration Advisory for California Criminal Defense Attorneys: Nunez-Reyes and Lujan-Armendariz WARNING: Immigrant Defendants with a First Minor Drug Offense: “Rehabilitative relief” will no longer eliminate a first conviction for simple possession for immigration purposes, unless the conviction occurred before 7/14/11 Nunez-Reyes v. Holder (9th Cir. July 14, 2011) (en banc), overruling Lujan-Armendariz v. INS, 222 F.3d 728 (9th Cir. 2000) for purposes of convictions received on or after July 14, 2011. See the link below for the PDF file that includes the entire practice advisory from Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) Practice-Advisory-Cal-Crim-Defenders-Lujan-and-Nunez-final

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CA Criminal Defense Attorneys: Immigration Advisory: Nunez-Reyes and Lujan-Armendariz