Deportation

Being placed in Deportation proceedings is likely to be a very scary experience for an immigrant. However, being successful in Immigration Court is not impossible.  However, it is essential that a person be represented by an immigration attorney. Please click below to learn more about the various forms of a relief that a person may apply for if they are placed in Deportation proceedings.
ASYLUM

ASYLUM

A person afraid to return to their native country may apply for protection in the form of Asylum, Withholding of Removal, and the United Nations’ Convention Against Torture.

CANCELLATION OF REMOVAL

CANCELLATION OF REMOVAL

Cancellation of Removal allows an Immigration Judge to cancel a person’s removal allow them lawfully remain in the U.S.  It is available to both permanent residents and to those who have never been granted lawful status in the U.S.

FRAUD WAIVER (INA 237(A)(1)(H))

FRAUD WAIVER (INA 237(A)(1)(H))

This is a special type of waiver available to a certain class of immigrants who fraudulently obtained their permanent resident status.

MOTION TO REOPEN

MOTION TO REOPEN

A person with an outstanding order of removal may file a “Motion to Reopen.”  If granted, this has the effect of removing the prior order of removal.

PROSECUTORIAL DISCRETION

PROSECUTORIAL DISCRETION

The process of closing your deportation case due to positive factors in your case.

VOLUNTARY DEPARTURE

VOLUNTARY DEPARTURE

Voluntary Departure allows a person to depart the U.S on their own.  A person who timely leaves the U.S. under Voluntary Departure is not deported.

WAIVERS OF INADMISSIBILITY

WAIVERS OF INADMISSIBILITY

Certain people are ineligible for admission to the U.S. because of prior conduct.  These people are deemed “inadmissible,” and they must obtain a waiver of their inadmissibility before they will be granted permanent resident status.

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