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Consultation needed about immigration consequences (access required)

Where petitioner, who was in the United States on a student visa, pleaded guilty to a charge of possessing paraphernalia without being advised that the plea might result in her deportation, she is entitled to habeas corpus relief. Overview Following petitioner’s arrest, and after trial counsel referred her to an immigration attorney, who was retained to assist ...