Husband is a detainee. Alabama is trying to deport him.
First of all, only the federal government can deport someone. Alabama is a state, and has no authority to deport anyone.
A motion to vacate a conviction (not a sentence) means that your husband and his lawyer are trying to get his conviction reversed and off his record. A motion for hebeas corpus means that the lawyer is asking a judge to determine if it is legal for the government to hold him in custody.
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Lynne R. Feldman, Attorney at Law
Concentrating in Immigration and Nationality Law
2221 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 201
San Diego, CA 92108
phone: (619) 299-9600, facsimile: (619) 923-3277
Formerly Adjunct Professor -- Immigration law
University of Illinois College of Law
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