My sister has been arrested for robbery no weapon or force used. This is also her 1st Felony. What are her chances of being deported?

Asked on June 9, 2009 under Criminal Law, California

Answers:

N. K., Member, Iowa and Illinois Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

A court will decide if your sister is to be deported. However, a felony conviction for robbery (even without violence or a weapon involved) is grounds for possible deportation.


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