Defense Against Removal (Deportation)
– Representing clients in removal proceedings
If you or a family member has been threatened with removal from the United States, I can provide the strongest legal defense to avoid and prevent removal. Some reasons why government authorities might try to have you removed from the United States include:
- Conviction of a crime
- Alleged visa fraud or other violation
- Need for public aid
If you have been served with a Notice to Appear, there is no time to waste! I can evaluate the government’s case and begin to prepare your response right away.
Assisting people who want to stay in the United States
If U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) starts the removal process against you, I advise you on your options. The immigration system is large, impersonal, and one in which mistakes often occur. It is very likely that officials do not understand your individual circumstances. My role includes representing you before ICE (in some instances, contacting them directly). I also provide the best available defenses for you, including:
- Charging errors by ICE
- Political asylum or refugee status
- Threat to safety if returned to home country
- Green card eligibility based on length of time in United States and potential hardship upon return
- Domestic or family abuse
In every case, my goal is to ensure that you have a full, fair review of your situation so that you have the best chance possible to continue your life in the United States.