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No Writ Based on Immigration Consequences (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit Court says a woman who rejected the prosecutor’s offer to allow her to plead guilty to misdemeanor shoplifting, and who was convicted by a jury of felony shoplifting, is not entitled to a writ of coram vobis on a claim she did not understand her felony conviction might jeopardize her immigration status. Petitioner ...

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