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On February 6, 2014, the Department of Homeland Security informed us that they are closing deportation proceedings against Noe Moreno, and he will be able to stay in the United States with his mother.  Noe was referred to our firm after the Duke Innocence Project successfully overturned his conviction for second-degree murder and ICE took him into custody to initiate deportation proceedings. After several hearings, a petition with more than 30,000 signatures and negotiations with ICE headquarters in DC, the case was finally closed. Read more about Noe’s story here:

When Innocence is Not Enough

Murder Conviction Dismissed for Man in North Carolina

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Helen represents clients facing criminal charges in both state and federal court. She is a member of the Criminal Justice Act panel of attorneys in the Middle District of North Carolina, and is admitted to practice before the Eastern, Middle and Western District Federal Courts as well as the Fourth and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeal.

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