Prosecutors’ Dilemma: Will Conviction Lead to ‘Life Sentence of Deportation’?

“Now that President Trump’s hard line has made deportation a keener threat, a growing number of district attorneys are coming to the same reckoning, concluding that prosecutors should consider potential repercussions for immigrants before closing a plea deal. At the same time, cities and states are reshaping how the criminal justice system treats immigrants, hoping to hopscotch around any unintended immigration pitfalls.”

Read the article in the NY Times

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