Can a Deported Immigrant Get Back Into the U.S.?

Typically, once an immigrant is expelled from America, he is not allowed back into the country for any reason before a specific amount of time has passed, but in some instances he will be allowed to come back early if he successfully completes the Hardship Waiver process.

What is a Hardship Waiver?
A hardship waiver is a program that provides an exception for deported immigrants who can demonstrate that… Read more

What is a Voluntary Deportation?

Your boyfriend has come under the watchful eye of Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) and it appears he is on the fast track to being deported. Only an attorney experienced in immigration law should advise him on his case, but some immigrants make the decision to voluntarily leave the country before being ordered out.

In cases where the immigrant decides to submit to a voluntary departure, either the Immigration Court… Read more

Can You Be Deported for a Criminal Conviction With A Green Card?

You haven’t worried about your friend facing deportation because she has a green card. Unfortunately, if she gets charged or convicted of certain crimes, the green card won’t protect her from being sent out of the USA for good.

She’s Done It Right

When she came to the USA, she did it the legal way and obtained a permanent, lawful resident status. She was given a green card… Read more

What Is An Immigration Delivery Bond?

Living in America illegally is not typically a criminal offense. If someone you know is being detained by Immigrant Customs and Enforcement (ICE) simply due to being in the USA illegally, he or she might be able to secure an Immigration Delivery Bond, also called Form I-352.

An Immigration Delivery Bond is a bond that promises the following: If ICE investigates and finds that someone is here illegally, that… Read more

How Do Immigration Bonds Work?

When someone is being held under an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Detainer, it might still be possible for that person to get released on a bond. A criminal attorney can advise him about his or her individual case, but these are some general guidelines.

Where does ICE hold people?

Two Primary Types of Bonds (both granted by an immigration judge)

1. … Read more

What Is A Hold In Jail Or Prison?

If your loved one is in jail or prison and has a hold placed, it means another jurisdiction wants him or her brought there before being released for any reason. Typically, the guards or jail administrators will let an inmate know as soon as a hold comes through the system. In some cases it falls through the cracks and notification is only minutes before the inmate is set to walk… Read more