Category Archives: Immigration

Will I be detained (in jail) while my immigration case goes to trial?

The best answer to this question is: it just depends on the circumstances of your case. Continue reading

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Can I get a bond in an immigration case?

Yes, unless the mandatory detention provisions apply. Continue reading

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What happens after I am detained for an immigration issue?

If you or a relative is in this situation, it is important you contact a lawyer immediately. Continue reading

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If the BIA denies my appeal, do I have any other options?

Yes; if an individual at this stage receives an appellate decision with which they disagree, they still have additional appellate rights. Continue reading

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How Do Appeals Work in Immigration Cases?

There are a variety of different types of appeals that can be taken in immigration cases when the individual involved receives a decision with which they disagree. Continue reading

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What happens after my immigration appeal is filed?

Once the notice of appeal is filed, the case and most, if not all, of the information from the case is transferred to the Board of Immigration Appeals. Continue reading

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What is an ‘Illegal Alien’?

The term illegal alien refers to two different things: An actual, legal term of art and an overly generic and pejorative slang term.
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