[802E-4] Court advisement concerning alien status required at the commencement of arraignment and plea hearing. At the commencement of the court session for arraignment and plea hearings for an offense punishable as a crime under state law, except offenses designated as infractions under state law, the court shall administer the following advisement on the record to all defendants present:

If you are not a citizen of the United States, whether or not you have lawful immigration status, your case may have severe and irreversible consequences, including immediate detention, deportation, or exclusion from admission or denial of naturalization to the United States. Your attorney must advise you regarding the possible consequences this case may have on your immigration status. You are not required to disclose your immigration or citizenship status to the court.

[L 2013, c 279, 1]

 

 

Previous Vol14_Ch0701-0853 Next