Who Has the Right to Work During Removal Proceedings?

While it is not a possibility in all cases, some individuals who are involved in deportation proceedings are still able to legally work while the proceedings are pending. Since deportation cases can last for months or years, making it exceedingly difficult for immigrants who still need to support their families, despite the ongoing court process, … Continue reading “Who Has the Right to Work During Removal Proceedings?”

How Does the Removal Process Work?

Deportation, which the U.S. government now refers to as “removal”, is the process by which either an immigration judge, or the Department of Homeland Security orders that an immigrant leave the U.S. for violating immigration laws.  U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, which is a branch of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, is … Continue reading “How Does the Removal Process Work?”

What is Cancellation of Removal?

The term “Cancellation of Removal” is broad and it actually refers to 6 separate forms of immigration relief as follows: Cancellation of Removal of certain Non-Permanent residents (under section 42B) Cancellation of Removal for Lawful Permanent Residents (under section 42A) VAWA Cancellation of Removal under the Violence Against Women Act Old 212(c) Cases Old Suspension … Continue reading “What is Cancellation of Removal?”

What is a Stay of Removal and How Does It Work?

In some circumstances, individuals who are illegally present in the U.S. become subject to deportation or removal orders. This means that the individual has a date by which he or she must either voluntarily leave the U.S. or be escorted from the U.S. to his or her home country. Even after an individual becomes subject … Continue reading “What is a Stay of Removal and How Does It Work?”

Do I Qualify for 42B Cancellation of Removal?

If you are facing deportation from the country, we understand the stress that you are experiencing. While this is certainly a difficult situation, keep in mind that all hope of remaining in the country is not lost. With the help of an experienced deportation attorney, it may be possible to qualify for a cancellation of … Continue reading “Do I Qualify for 42B Cancellation of Removal?”

VAWA Cancellation of Removal

Many immigrants come to the United States and marry a U.S. citizen or green card holder with the good intention to have a happy, healthy marriage.  Unfortunately, sometimes things don’t work out as planned. If you are in removal / deportation proceedings, this law could help you.  If you are a spouse, son or daughter … Continue reading “VAWA Cancellation of Removal”


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