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Deportation Threat No Basis for Coram Vobis (access required)

A Hanover Circuit Court says a petitioner who claims his lawyer did not advise him about possible immigration consequences when he pleaded guilty to certain crimes in 2003 cannot pursue relief in a petition for a writ of coram vobis. Petitioner was returning to the U.S. from a Caribbean cruise in July 2011 when he was ...