Deferred Entry of Judgement for Immigrants

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Under Penal Code section 1203.43, if you are a non-citizen and have completed a Deferred Entry of Judgment (DEJ) program, you may be eligible to eliminate a drug conviction for Immigration purposes. To be eligible for the dismissal:

  • You must have participated in DEJ; and
  • Had the case dismissed based upon your successful completion of the program.

For more information on Immigration services and resources see the Helpful Links.  For more information on how to file for this relief see the Expungement page.