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Avoiding Unintended Consequences in Civil Advocacy for Criminally Charged Immigrants

By Alina Das

For immigrants, past criminal charges and minor interactions with the criminal justice system can have such deleterious consequences as jeopardizing their legal status. Advocates in civil proceedings must understand what criminal grounds can trigger unintended consequences and should counsel clients about the resources available to help them.

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