Monday, June 18th, 2018

Alameda County Guidelines Regarding the Consideration of Collateral Immigration Consequences During Plea Negotiations

"As the law has evolved in this area, it has become apparent that it is appropriate to consider collateral consequences associated with a conviction when seeking to arrive at a just resolution of a criminal case.  To that end, these broad guidelines are offered as a guide to what might be appropriate for individual prosecutors to consider when conducting plea negotiations." – Alameda County (Oakland, CA) District Attorney, Oct. 8, 2012.