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2017 August

Risks and Rewards

Is Record Clearing Right for Your Noncitizen Client?

By Seth P. Lyons Clearing criminal records can give relief from many collateral consequences, but doing so for noncitizens may raise a host of complex issues. Filing some record-clearing petitions may pose immigration risks and yield limited benefits, while other mechanisms can help clients obtain crucial immigration relief. With the recent changes in immigration enforcement priorities, now more than ever advocates must understand the risks and rewards of record clearing. Download this article   |   Read more ➢
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