One of the most common reasons immigrants get deported is because they are convicted of a crime. A criminal conviction can lead to the deportation even of someone who holds a green card and thus has permission to stay in the United States indefinitely.
Many people in Modesto and the surrounding California communities in the Sacramento Valley may have recently had to submit a petition or some other request to this country's immigration authorities.
For those who pay attention to immigration issues, it may be interesting to know from what countries of origin immigrants to the United States are coming.
Anyone who is trying to enter the United States, whether for a professional opportunity, to join family already here or even just to start a new life, knows how difficult and challenging it can be to navigate through this country's immigration laws.