The American Criminal Justice System has a negative reputation for being needlessly complicated and oftentimes biased against the accused, even if they have lived here as citizens for their entire lives. Immigrants, non-citizens, and temporary residents who are faced with criminal charges will generally be up against an even steeper uphill legal battle. If you are an immigrant and have been arrested on American soil for one criminal violation or another, Attorney Albert J. Sauline, III can provide you with fair, honest, and effective Criminal Defense.
Consider some of Attorney Sauline’s numerous accolades and achievements:
- More than 18 years of legal experience
- Former Assistant State Attorney
- Former Immigration Attorney (previously “of Counsel” with Southern Star Immigration
- “10.0” Superb Avvo Rating
- “Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys” – American Institute of Criminal Lawyers (Florida)
- Better Business Bureau “Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics” – Honorable Mention 2016
- Positive client testimonials
Attorney Sauline has also received the “Best of Bay - Top Attorney in Bay County” award from the Panama City News Herald in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019! This is an accomplishment rewarded to the top lawyer in the community. If you would like to strengthen your case and rebalance the scales of justice in your favor, call (850) 250-3426 today for a free over-the-phone initial consultation.
Skilled and Unwavering Legal Guidance for your Criminal Defense Case
Unfair Social and Judicial Biases Against Immigrants
After being arrested for a criminal accusations and allegations, immigrants, especially those who are relatively new to the country, can find themselves cast into a negative, one-sided light. In recent years, a biased distrust of immigrants has risen throughout our society. When an immigrant’s case goes to Court for litigation, many in our community view the immigrant guilty before the individual ever has their day in Court. It is of utmost important that immigrants take the time to secure trustworthy and powerful legal counsel for their cases to prevent potential biases from ruining their chances before an official hearings even begin.
Punishments for Immigrant Crimes
When an immigrant is convicted of a crime, they may face advanced penalties that an American citizen would not have to worry about. In addition to jail time, fines, and probation, an immigrant could actually be deported or removed from the United States.
Depending on the severity of the crime, deportation could be a punishment for:
An immigrant’s Criminal Defense case could catch the attention of United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). If the prosecution is going to be backed by a federal agency, you will need to take even greater action to protect yourself.
Proudly Protecting the Rights of Immigrants
Our law firm provides a strong defense to all our clients, including immigrants facing a powerful prosecution in Federal or State Court. With great experience defending tourists against Criminal charges, Panama City Criminal Defense Attorney Al Sauline can apply this knowledge of extraneous criminal situations to your Criminal Defense.
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