... Smith asserted that he is not a United States citizen, that the trial court violated OCGA Â§
17-7-93(c)  and Uniform Superior Court Rule (USCR) 33.8(C)(2)  by failing to advise him
on the record that his guilty plea may have an impact on his immigration status, and that his ...
... at 1478, 1486. The Court further explained that in the case at hand, the terms of the relevant
immigration statute were "succinct, clear, and explicit" as to the consequences of the defendant
pleading guilty, such that it was "not a hard case in which to find deficiency." Id. ...
... meritorious. First, Smith claims that his guilty plea would have to be set aside because
the trial court failed to advise him as to the effect of the plea on his immigration status.
 However, we have previously held that the effect ...
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