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Immigration Process: Common Mistake 2: Failure to Assert Constitutional Rights

All too often, members of the immigrant community assume that they do not possess many of the same rights as American citizens when it comes to law enforcement. This can cause them to give in to pressure to reveal information about their immigration status or take a stance against unlawful searches that can ultimately put them into deportation proceedings. All immigrants should consult an attorney as quickly as possible after coming into contact with law enforcement officials. 

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