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How to Appeal An Immigration Judge’s Decision

If you receive an unfavorable decision by an immigration judge while in removal proceedings, you have the right to appeal that decision.  The appeal is normally filed with the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA).  The BIA will then review the decision to determine if the immigration judge erred in his/her decision. To file an appeal … Continue reading “How to Appeal An Immigration Judge’s Decision”

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When to Appeal An Immigration Judge’s Decision

You have the right to appeal an immigration judge’s decision if you do not agree with the outcome.  Normally, the appeal must be filed and received by the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), within 30 days from the date the final decision was issued by the immigration judge.  When you file your initial notice of … Continue reading “When to Appeal An Immigration Judge’s Decision”

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What is an Appeal?

If you are in removal proceedings, and you receive a final decision by an immigration judge that you do not agree with, you have the right to appeal that decision.  An appeal is a request to have the immigration judge’s decision reviewed by a higher court.  This would normally be done by the Board of … Continue reading “What is an Appeal?”

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How to Send/Receive Mail From Detention in Eloy, AZ

Each immigration detention facility has different rules on how to send and receive mail.  It is important to familiarize yourself with those rules, to prevent confusion and to allow you to communicate with your loved ones in a quick and efficient way.  For the purpose of today’s post, we will focus on the rules that … Continue reading “How to Send/Receive Mail From Detention in Eloy, AZ”

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Motion to Reopen Your Immigration Court Case

If you are in removal proceedings and the immigration judge issues an order of removal in your case, you have one opportunity to file a Motion to Reopen.  If the motion is granted, it gives you one more chance to have a judge or the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) look at your case to … Continue reading “Motion to Reopen Your Immigration Court Case”

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How a U-Visa May Help You Avoid Deportation

At one time, undocumented foreign-born victims of crime and domestic violence in the United States had an impossible choice: endure their situation in silence or seek help from the police and risk deportation. That changed when Republican Senator Spencer Abraham and late Democratic Senator Ted Kennedy designed the U-visa to encourage immigrants to report criminal … Continue reading “How a U-Visa May Help You Avoid Deportation”

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5 Reasons Why We Need Immigrants in The Military

There was little attention paid at first when the Pentagon began discharging immigrants from the Army. The Associated Press ran a story in July 2018 revealing the practice. Now the Army has changed course and reinstated some. Here are just a few of the benefits the U.S. gains from our non-citizens willing to take the … Continue reading “5 Reasons Why We Need Immigrants in The Military”

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Consequences of Lying 

It can be tempting to lie about your circumstances if you think it will help you avoid deportation. That may seem like a good idea in the moment, but it may lead to dire consequences. Immigration law makes a person “inadmissible” whenever they commit a “willful misrepresentation of a material fact.”  It is additionally a felony to intentionally lie on … Continue reading “Consequences of Lying “

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The Path to a Green Card

A Green Card authorizes people from other countries to live and work in America. People who are already in the U.S legally are not required to obtain one although it is often desirable.  Although it involves some paperwork and fees it can make sense for anyone who wants to stay for an extended period of time.  If … Continue reading “The Path to a Green Card”

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Be Wary – Immigration Fraud is Real

Criminal hackers and scammers never miss an opportunity to make money off the misery or confusion of others. Immigration scams have been a problem for years, long before the current administration took office. It doesn’t help that immigrants, whether authorized or not, feel even more anxious these days about what may happen to them in … Continue reading “Be Wary – Immigration Fraud is Real”

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