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Criminal charges may impact your immigration proceedings

Living as an immigrant in New Jersey has no doubt presented several challenges in your life. In addition to common struggles, such as language barriers and cultural differences, you may have also faced complications regarding your legal status, employment or other official matter at some point in your journey. Many immigrants say they live in fear, especially where recent crackdowns on legal enforcement of deportation regulations are concerned.

3 questions you may have about disorderly conduct

From time to time, many people enjoy going out with their friends and letting loose. You may take advantage of such outings yourself, and you may also enjoy the occasional alcoholic beverage. Of course, you likely also know that such outings could have the potential to get out of hand if someone consumes too much alcohol or otherwise becomes too rowdy.

Things to know about immigration detention in New Jersey

You may be one of thousands of people who came to New Jersey in search of better lives for themselves and their children. Often, immigrants flee war-torn nations, abject poverty and imminent violence. Others are entrepreneurs who wish to invest in the American economy and add their own business ideas and savvy skills to the mix. Life as an immigrant is often challenging; many people face language barriers and/or obstacles with their visas or other residency status issues.

Charged with robbery, now what?

The state of New Jersey does not treat violent crimes lightly. Those accused of such crimes could face significant penalties if ultimately convicted. Robbery is one type of violent crime seen fairly frequently in the state. Are you accused of committing a robbery? If so, you likely have a lot of questions about what this means and what you can do to help yourself.

Is your job worth the risk of driving uninsured?

Life as an immigrant in New Jersey may be fraught with challenges, especially if the person involved in undocumented. Even getting pulled over by police is often enough to prompt a full-blown anxiety attack. You see, most undocumented immigrants drive without valid operators' licenses. If you ask them why, most will tell you it's because they have to drive to get to and from work each day. The question then becomes, "Is driving without a license or insurance worth it just to keep a job?"

The natural path toward naturalization

When you arrived in New Jersey from your native homeland, you probably had several hopes and dreams regarding your future life in the United States. In addition to those happy thoughts, you likely also experienced some worry and anxiety, wondering whether obstacles would arise to impede your plans of becoming a citizen. It's no secret that U.S. immigration law is complex and often difficult to understand.

Why would a permanent resident not show up for court?

Living in New Jersey (or any state for that matter) as an immigrant is often a challenging experience. Although many say much progress has been made in recent years, and those who emigrate to the United States in search of better lives have much more opportunity to bring their dreams to fruition than those who trod similar paths several decades ago, countless others live in fear that even a most minor traffic infraction may lead to deportation.

A misdemeanor is no big deal, right?

No crime is minor. Even if you suffer no immediate penalties, a conviction on your record may impede your future in ways you can't imagine. While you may be tempted to shrug off a speeding ticket or plead guilty to a misdemeanor just to get it over with, you may be making a mistake that will punish you for years to come.

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