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  • ICE Ramps Up Enforcement Outside Criminal Courts
    ICE Ramps Up Enforcement Outside Criminal Courts

    It’s no surprise that ICE has been stepping up their enforcement under the new administration. Increasingly, ICE is targeting immigrants who are in the process of going through a court hearing, ...

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  • Misdemeanors vs. Felonies in New York
    Misdemeanors vs. Felonies in New York

    Like most states, New York divides criminal offenses into two different categories: misdemeanors and felonies . While most people understand that felonies are more serious than misdemeanors, their ...

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  • Marijuana Crimes in New York
    Marijuana Crimes in New York

    Recently, the national opinion regarding marijuana has been shifting towards a greater acceptance for personal use and medical purposes. Following this trend, many states have passed legislation for ...

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  • Crimes of Moral Turpitude: How an Arrest Can Affect Your Visa
    Crimes of Moral Turpitude: How an Arrest Can Affect Your Visa

    An arrest can be damaging under any circumstances. If you are a foreign national studying or working in New York on a temporary basis, however, an arrest can be especially devastating. Convictions for ...

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  • Four Steps to Take After an Arrest
    Four Steps to Take After an Arrest

    The circumstances behind the police’s decision to detain, arrest, and charge you for a suspected crime will always be completely unique. Preparing your defense can seem like an unpredictable challenge ...

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  • When Should I Hire a Criminal Defense Lawyer?
    When Should I Hire a Criminal Defense Lawyer?

    No one ever wants to hire a lawyer, especially when they've never hired one before. The process often seems unfamiliar and overwhelming, but the truth is that you cannot wait long to retain an ...

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