my bf was arrested for traffic tickets and was held in prison for about 10 days and ice picked him up this is his second time going to immigration. the first time he got arrested for domestic violence but they didnt add those charges so they let him stay so now they are adding those charges that happen in the past can they do that?
Yes, they can.
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I agree with my colleague. There is nothing to prevent them from adding or amending charges. He needs a lawyer.
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Absolutely, they can.
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Yes. They can consider anything in his history.
This is really an immigration question. I will change the practice area to Immigration to bring it to the attention of lawyers who practice in that area.
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