This person is facing federal time because of a recent re-entry after deportation in 1995. He is waiting on an ICE holding unit. How much time could he b facing?? He doesn't have any big crimes on hes record only a 2nd DWI and a State jail low felony. This he had to plea 7months ago because he dint had no choice!!
Up to 5 years. This person should be directing his question to his criminal defense attorney.
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A re-entry after deportation is a very serious crime and can result in many years in jail.
He needs to contact a criminal defense attorney ... pronto.
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You need to direct your question to a criminal defense attorney.
Mr. Shusterman's (former INS Trial Attorney, 1976-82) response to your question is general in nature, as not all the facts are known to him. You should retain an attorney experienced in immigration law to review all the facts in your case in order to receive advice specific to your case. Mr. Shusterman's statement above does not create an attorney/client relationship.
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