Is it possible for a a legal permanant resident of the US to enter Canada or Europe after deportation from USA?

Asked 6 months ago - Alexandria, VA

He was a legal permanent resident of USA but was convicted of an aggravated felony and deported from the USA after a prison sentence. He wants to travel and possibly live in Canada, Uk, etc... does a deportation from US make this difficult or not possible...???

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  1. Giacomo Jacques Behar

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    Answered . Having been deported from the US, he will never be allowed into Canada. Those two countries share everything information and database wise. Same could go for the UK. No one can know until he tries . As for the rest of Europe, it will be easier for non-EU, ex Soviet periphery regions, now independent countries and Albania and ex Yugoslavia, except Slovenia and Croatia. Those will not pay attention even to Interpol reports. Your friend will be easily able to bribe them even if discovered, am afraid.

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  2. Alexander Joseph Segal

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    Answered . This question falls not only outside of the scope of this forum, but so far outside that it has nothing to do with US immigration law.

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  3. F. J. Capriotti III

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    Answered . Probably not. Canada, and most of Europe, have more strict immigration laws than the US when it comes to letting criminals in.

    Consult with a Canadian-licensed immigration lawyer ... many have offices in the US and/or use Skype.

    PROFESSOR OF IMMIGRATION LAW for over 10 years -- This blog posting is offered for informational purposes only. It... more
  4. Pedro A. Miranda

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    Answered . I agree with my colleagues, adding that once deported, the alien will no longer be a permanent resident.

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