when someone is arrested for dwi 3rd dwi and is a felony and is from another country what will happen?

Asked on May 29, 2009 under Criminal Law, Texas

Answers:

M.H., Member, California Bar / M.H., Member, California Bar

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

Crimes of 'moral turpitude' such as theft crimes and sex crimes can be grounds for deportation.  I suspect a felony conviction alone could suffice to provide grounds for your deportation.  As a result, you will need to ensure that your criminal defense attorney understands (and explains to you) the immigration ramifications of your crime and any plea agreement.  Good luck.


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