Category: deportation defense

How to avoid being deported: adjustment of status

  For those who are in removal proceedings, in some cases they can ask the courts to change their residence status to permanent. Those most likely to have their status adjusted  are those with family ties, in particular if are a parent or spouse. Applicants must otherwise be judged admissible.  It allows for immediate change, …

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How to avoid deportation: Cancellation of removal for permanent residents

A permanent resident in the United States is defined as a foreign national who has been granted the permission to reside in the United States for the rest of their lives. Even though their status is permanent, they are not citizens, and therefore their legal status remains under the auspices of the DHS. This means …

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Deportation Defense: You May Not Be Removable as Charged

If you are an undocumented resident, you have more legal challenges when it comes to avoiding removal, but you can still get the the court system to work for you. There are defenses that you can use to win your case (or at least buy some time), One of which is denying that you can …

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