Costa Mesa Criminal Defense And Immigration Law Blog

Who Can Citizens, Residents Sponsor With Family Immigration?

Many people come to California from other countries for a new start in life. Various aspects of the United States may attract them, and in the end, they found themselves making this country their permanent home. After becoming legal permanent residents or…

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California DUI Defense: Causes Of False Positive Breath Tests

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By now, most California residents understand the consequences of DUI charges. A DUI conviction typically results in significant hardships and penalties. You could lose your driving privileges for months or even years and may have to install an ignition interlock device at…

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Drug Manufacturing Can Land You In Prison In California

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Manufacturing drugs is a felony offense in California. That’s important to know because if you’re accused of creating drugs for sale, then you could be severely penalized upon conviction. California’s state laws prohibit the manufacture of illegal controlled substances and any of…

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Can You Legally Use Marijuana In California If You Aren’t A U.S. Citizen?

Cannabis products are legal for recreational use in California. You might assume, then, that you’re safe from legal ramifications if you decide to indulge a little. That might be true as long as you are here in the United States on a…

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Why Do People Want To Immigrate To The U.S.?

The United States has always been founded on immigration. It plays a massive role in the country’s history. The vast majority of people who live here now are descended from people who originally arrived on boats, airplanes, trains, cars and other means…

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Car Insurance After A DUI Conviction

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Everyone knows that a DUI can be very expensive. From bail bonds to court fees, DUIs are nothing but heavy-hitting on the pocketbook. But something that’s not as frequently talked about is the financial impact a DUI can have on a driver’s…

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What Are Some Effective Defenses Against California DUI Charges?

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Whether it is your first DUI arrest, or you have already been through the booking and prosecution process, it is your constitutional right to defend yourself. As you may know, having even just one DUI conviction on your record can impact your…

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When Can You Enter The United States Through A Family Visa?

Some people hope to immigrate to the United States with the help of work visas from their employer, while others rely on family relationships to provide grounds for their entry into the United States. Many work-based visa programs are highly competitive, while…

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Why You Should Consult An Immigration Attorney For Help

If you have immigration-related questions or concerns, such as how to bring your family to the United States or how to change your status, it’s important that you’re 100% sure of the steps to take. Even if you have basic knowledge of the…

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Is A DUI Going To Get You Deported?

You’re not a native U.S. citizen. As such, you constantly worry that any little mistake may be grounds for deportation. You don’t want to lose what you have here. You have a good job, you live in a safe community and you’ve…

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