Client was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement and was charged with multiple grounds of removability including crimes of moral turpitude, aggravated felony, and multiple controlled substance convictions. Attorney Chelico reviewed the client’s case and determined that although client was born abroad, client was a U.S. citizen through 8 U.S.C. Section 1832(a) something the client was unaware of. Attorney Chelico appeared the Master Hearing at the detention center and filed a motion to terminate proceedings and for client’s immediate release of from detention.
U.S. government dismissed all charges and released client from custody. Client can now enjoy the benefits of being a U.S. citizen instead of being deported.