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Law360, New York (July 11, 2016, 6:51 PM ET) — A Bangladeshi citizen who was ordered removed from the Northern Mariana Islands after he pled no contest to marriage fraud has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review his case because his attorney failed to tell him his conviction would get him deported.

Mohammad A. Bashar, a long-term resident of the commonwealth, argued in a June 30 certiorari petition that his attorney had advised him that if he pled no contest to marriage fraud, he would not be deported as long as he paid the imposed,…

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