Can I Be Deported if Convicted?
Traffic offenses: some serious traffic offenses.
Stealing: simple shoplifting might be sufficient.
Fraud: using a fake ID or license and theft by deception (check fraud, credit card fraud, identity theft or Medicare of Medicaid fraud).
Drug crimes: possession (including legal medications without a prescription). Distribution can result in permanent deportation.
Assault and battery: threats of violence or fighting or attacking someone causing bodily harm.
Domestic violence: assault, battery or harassment of a spouse, girlfriend, family member or ex-spouse or ex-domestic partner may result in deportation. If a weapon is used or there is great bodily harm, then re-entry may be barred forever.
Serious felonies: murder, rape, and robbery result in lifetime deportation.