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Can I Be Deported for Domestic Violence?
Can I Be Deported for Domestic Violence?

When immigrants come to the United States, they are expected to abide by our state and federal laws. While not every criminal offense will result in deportation (removal proceedings), the conviction of certain crimes or the conviction of multiple minor offenses can lead to ...

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