A California appellate court has found that trial counsel fulfilled his duty to advise the defendant of the immigration consequences of his conviction by providing a boilerplate advisal that mirrors the advisals in section 1016.5 of the California Penal Code.  In addition, the court found that the defendant could not prevail on his argument that counsel failed to negotiate an immigration-neutral disposition because he did not, in his moving papers, identify any immigration-neutral disposition.

The full text of People v. Olvera can be found here: