Category Archives: Immigration & Deportation

ICE Agent, Immigration Attorney Illegally Assisting Immigrants

  According to indictments filed in the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan this month, a Detroit based immigration attorney and a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent are accused of helping some immigrants avoid deportation. The scheme, which authorities are describing as a ‘bribery scheme’, involved large sums of money […]

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Six Arrested in Port Huron For Human Smuggling

Six people are now facing federal charges here in Michigan, after border patrol agents busted a human smuggling operation in Port Huron, Michigan. Port Huron is in St. Clair County, Michigan. The people arrested were apparently Polish citizens.   According to numerous media sources, the case began when Federal border patrol agents patrolling the St. […]

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New Ruling in Deportation of Inmates

The Michigan Court of Appeals recently decided a case which clearly explains the status of Michigan law related to the deportation option for citizens of foreign countries who are serving prison sentences. In Chico-Polo v. Department of Corrections, the court clarified a statute applicable to prisoners whom received orders of deportation. Plaintiff requested mandamus for […]

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Criminal Defense – Immigration Consequences of a Criminal Conviction

Something criminal defense attorneys should be very aware of is that defendants who are not United States citizens and are found guilty of, or plead guilty to, certain crimes may face deportation from the United States. Deportation is one of the worst possible scenarios for many defendants, as it could result in them leaving their families and livelihoods behind in the United […]

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