March 10, 2021
By Tim Pearce
Philadelphia’s district attorney’s office has consulted on numerous criminal cases involving non-citizens charged with violent crimes with the goal of helping those charged avoid deportation.
Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner created the role of immigration counsel soon after his election in 2017 and hired former immigration attorney Caleb Arnold to fill the spot. Krasner explained that the role of the immigration counsel is to help non-citizens avoid the “immigration consequences” of some crimes, meaning deportation. Federal law mandates that non-citizens, whether legal or illegal, be deported if convicted of certain crimes.
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