How Proposition 47 Can Help Immigrant Communities

How Proposition 47 Can Help Immigrant Communities

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Anyone who is not a U.S. citizen, including lawful permanent residents and refugees, can be deported if he or she has been convicted of certain crimes — including low level non-violent offenses like theft or possessing a small amount of drugs. Even lawful permanent residents who have lived in the U.S. for many years and have all their family here can lose their legal status and be deported for such a conviction, even if the offense happened many years ago. Read Full Factsheet Here

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