Suppose you hold a permanent resident green card or are a non-US citizen living on an immigrant visa. In that case, criminal charges can jeopardize your lawful immigration status and result in deportation. You can only escape deportation if you attain U.S. citizenship through naturalization. Not all crimes make you deportable, though. Below is a roundup of deportable offenses that you should watch out for. Drug Offenses If convicted of controlled substance offenses, immigration officials can initiate a removal process.
3 February 2022