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Domestic Violence and Immigration

Domestic Violence and Immigration

When a noncitizen has been charged with domestic violence, he or she should be aware that a conviction can impact his or her immigration status. While a charge of domestic violence will not result in automatic revocation of status or deportation, a conviction for domestic violence can. As your Atlanta domestic violence lawyer, I am well aware of what could happen to you. I understand your worries, and I will devote my time and resources to alleviating those worries.

Are you an immigrant who has been arrested on a domestic violence charge and is worried about how this could affect your immigration status? Talk to an attorney about your rights and options. At the Schiffer Firm, L.L.C., I can take immediate action to protect your rights and mitigate the impact this matter could have on your immigration status.

Domestic Violence Charge? Ensure That Your Immigration Status Is Not Affected

A domestic violence conviction puts a stop to the immigration process, including processes involving:

  • Visa applications
  • Naturalization and citizenship applications

Additionally, a domestic violence conviction can be grounds for revocation of your immigration status or removal proceedings.

You need an attorney who is knowledgeable on the various issues involved in your case, including the Georgia Family Violence Act, domestic violence, immigration and the defenses available to you. I understand that you are concerned about being deported, and I will act swiftly to protect you.

Talk With an Atlanta Domestic Violence Attorney About Your Rights

If you are a noncitizen who has been charged with domestic violence, contact my Atlanta office and speak with me about your situation. Call locally at 404-963-9468 or toll free at 877-858-0130 to get honest advice as soon as possible about your circumstances.