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Queens Immigration Attorney Sentenced to Five Years in Prison For Asylum Fraud

On May 9th, it was announced that Andreea Dumitru, AKA Andreea Dumitru Parcalaboiu, an immigration attorney based in Queens, New York, would be sentenced to five years in prison for submitting fraudulent asylum applications to US immigration authorities. She was convicted of a scheme in which she knowingly made false statements about her clients’ personal Read More

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Local Immigrants Concerned about Possible Deportations after Learning about Roundups in Southern U.S. by ICE Officials

Many immigrants expressed concern over the weekend that federal law enforcement officials may come into their communities and round them up for deportation after learning that more than 100 immigrants in three other states were detained and set for removal from the U.S. However, law enforcement sources refuted these claims. In a statement released on Read More

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Risk Factors for Deportation

Following up on my recent blog “How to Stop Deportation and Removal,” I’d like to discuss the common triggers for deportation and removal proceedings. Among the most common causes of deportations and removals are convictions for criminal offenses. Even seemingly minor criminal conduct, such as multiple shoplifting misdemeanors, can lead to deportation. For non-citizens charged Read More

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Welcome to Our Blog!

Announcing the Launch of Our Blog: Immigration Law News & Insights Legal issues pertaining to immigration are often complicated. Whether you seek assistance coming to or staying in the United States, the attorneys at the New York City law firm of Bretz & Coven, LLP provide the services you need. The firm has been handling Read More

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Immigration Consequences of Criminal and Fraudulent Conduct
The immigration consequences of criminal or fraudulent conduct can be harsh and often illogical. Even a very minor offense could have a dramatic immigration consequence, including deportation, detention without bond, being denied naturalization, a visa or re-entry into the United States. Likewise, the use of fake or fraudulent documents, aliases, and other misrepresentations can have similar immigration consequences. Kerry Bretz and Bretz & Coven have been counseling non-citizen criminal defendants, as well as their lawyers, for over 20 years. We have a long history of strategizing deportation and removal defenses, as well as applications for waivers, in very complicated cases.

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