Fight for Your Right to Stay in the United States
Common Reasons For Deportation
- They are present in the United States illegally.
- Their visa has expired and you have overstayed.
- They are working in the U.S. but are also violating the terms of their visa.
- They provided incorrect information on an immigration application.
- They have smuggled other immigrants illegally into the U.S.
- They have committed specific crimes.
What is the Deportation Process?
- ICE serves you a Notice to Appear (NTA)
- Master calendar hearing -- you will be asked if you need time to get a deportation attorney.
- If you proceed without a lawyer and you are eligible, you may apply for relief from deportation. If you aren’t eligible, you will be deported.
- Individual hearing -- you will have the chance to give testimony or have witnesses testify regarding your situation. It is imperative to have an attorney by your side at this point.
How to Fight Deportation?
- You have the right to an immigration hearing, where you can present your case
- You have the right to a deportation attorney -- reach out to an experienced one near you immediately
- You have the right to use an interpreter offered by the court for yourself or witnesses for your case