Drug possession charges in Nevada can be considered aggravated felonies under Federal immigration law. As a result drug possession charges can have very serious deportation and immigration consequences.
Federal Law 8 USC 1101 (a) (43) provides a list of aggregated felonies that almost always lead to deportation.
Among the charges on the aggravated crimes list is drug possession charges.
Even Marijuana drug possession charge (Marijuana is also known as pot, weed, grass and cannabis) is the most frequently used illegal substance) can lead to deportation and other adverse immigration consequences.
It is very important that your attorney know that you may face deportation based on your citizenship status and the drug charge you are facing.
At Heshmati & Associates Law Offices we are aware of the immigration consequences associated with aggravated drug possession charges.
Our drug possession defense attorney will try to negotiate the charge to avoid deportation.
This can be done in a variety of ways. Call our office to find out how.
Our number: 702-432-1000.
We are serving the greater Las Vegas area of South Nevada, including Clark County, Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Boulder City, Mesquite, Laughlin, Paradise, Spring Valley, Sunrise Manor, Enterprise, Winchester, Whitney, Summerlin South, McCarran Airport, Nellis Air Force Base, University of Las Vegas UNLV.