Who is at risk?
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is one of the federal government agencies responsible for deporting people.
The law allows the federal government to deport certain immigrants, including:
Undocumented people (anyone without lawful immigration status) can be deported
People with status (e.g., lawful permanent residents, refugees and visa holders) who have certain criminal convictions
You may be at risk even if:
Your conviction happened many years ago;
You didn’t serve time in jail;
Your case was minor or a misdemeanor;
You only received a ticket or paid a fine;
You’ve had a green card for a long time; and/or
All the other members of your family are US Citizens or Legal Permanent Residents