If you have been placed in removal proceedings, it means you have been placed in administrative proceedings before the Immigration Court to determine your removability under U.S. immigration law. We provide removal defense before the Immigration Court throughout the U.S. to obtain relief from removal.
Why a Deportation Defense Lawyer
- The Attorney can represent you in Immigration Court, before the Immigration Judge;
- Preparation and submission of an extensive Court packet for the relief you will be seeking, and trial preparation before the big Merits Hearing, and any other motions that need to be filed for your case; and
- Legal advice and representation throughout the entire process.
Requirements for Deportation Defense
Depending on when you entered the U.S., how, your age, the reasons you left your country, when you were placed in removal proceedings, you may be eligible for certain types of immigration relief. There are different types of immigration relief and each have their own requirements.
Benefits of Deportation Defense
- If your immigration relief is granted, you can stay in the U.S. and get a Green Card;
- You may be eligible for a work permit depending on the type of relief;
- You have the opportunity to present your case before an Immigration Judge;
- You may be able to include your dependents (spouse and children under 21) in your application for immigration relief; and
- If your relief is granted and you get a Green Card, you may eventually apply for U.S. Citizenship.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
You will know you are in removal proceedings when you are served with a document titled, “Notice to Appear”.
The “Notice to Appear” will list allegations/statements about you based on which you are being charged with violating an immigration law and therefore, the U.S. seeks to determine if you should be removed, and should also include information about a time and date to appear before the Immigration Court of the state in which you live.
Removal defense (ways in which you can obtain relief from being removed) include:
- Adjustment of Status.
- Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS).
- Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).
- Cancellation of Removal.
- Post-Conviction Relief.
- Temporary Protected Status (TPS).
- BIA & Circuit Court Appeals.
Are you afraid to go back to your country due to past persecution or fear of future persecution? You might be eligible for asylum. Contact us.
Are you married to an U.S. Citizen or Green Card Holder? You might be eligible for Adjustment of Status.
- Have you been in this country for 10 years since you last arrived?
- Have a U.S. Citizen spouse, parent, or child?
- Who will suffer exceptional and extremely unusual hardship if you are removed?
- And are a person of good character?
- You might be eligible for Cancellation of Removal.
If your case was not granted before the Immigration Court, we can help you file an appeal with the BIA. We can also help you appeal before the Circuit Court. If your case was not granted and you are now eligible for relief based on new facts or on the law, we can also file a Motion to Reopen to reopen your case.