Criminal defense attorneys who represent noncitizens and immigration attorneys alike have long relied on ILRC’s expertise and resources in defense of noncitizens in criminal and immigration proceedings. This manual shows step-by-step how to identify, analyze and defend against the adverse immigration consequences of charges, using a combination of user-friendly charts, summaries and practice aids, and in-depth discussion of defense strategies. It includes extensive discussion of California offenses, including new defense strategies for assault, domestic violence, drugs, sexual crimes with minors and other commonly charged offenses. A key section describes new strategies for how to control the record of conviction in pleas to "divisible" statutes. The book includes chapters on defense of juveniles, requirements for immigration applications (asylum, cancellation, etc.), immigration detainers and detention, and post-conviction relief.
If you already own the 10th Edition of the manual, you can find the 2013 Consolidated Case Update here.