Who is at risk?
The law allows the federal government to deport certain immigrants, including:
Undocumented people (anyone without lawful immigration status)
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 Lawful Permanent Residents.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is one of the federal government agencies responsible for deporting people.