My Relative is Petitioning for Me But I Just Found Out I have a Removal Order Against Me—What Can I do?

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A removal order in your record will not allow you to get a green card. Sometimes, people do not know that a Judge issued a removal order against them in the past. The removal order may be decades old or may be as recent as this week. The reasons are many: their attorneys did not inform them of their hearing …

Should I Hire An Attorney Only to Fill Out or Review Immigration Forms?

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No. An attorney who only reviews and fills out forms is not only acting unethically but is also doing you a disservice. When an attorney signs an immigration form he or she has duly reviewed and prepared, this attorney is certifying that all information on the form is correct and is assuming responsibility for the case. An attorney who does …

Detained and Not Eligible to File Any Applications With the Judge to Remain in the U.S.? Think Again!

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Immigration Court can be a very tricky proceeding, made even more complicated when an individual is detained.  Typically when someone is detained, in order to obtain a bond from a judge, move forward in court, or have a case reopened, a detainee must be eligible to file an application seeking a green card, asylum, or some other permanent form of …

Six Reasons Why Prosecutorial Discretion Can Be Your Best Friend in Immigration Court!

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Going through the immigration removal process can be daunting and will likely cause many, many sleepless nights.  The same questions are often considered over and over again – what will happen if I am deported?  Will my family stay in the U.S.?  Will they return to my country with me?  If not, how will I support them?  How will they …

October – A Great Month for Clients

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by Danielle Conley, Partner It is safe to say that although October has been quite a busy month in Immigration Court, it has been well worth it!  Just today, I won my sixth of six merit hearings on behalf of six different individuals and their families who now have the privilege of remaining together in the United States!      It …

Your Bond Means Nothing to Me…

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Time after time the phone in my office rings with the same story. “My husband / fiancé/ brother/ friend/ cousin was just arrested…we went down and paid the bond at the jail but we told that we couldn’t get him out because immigration has a hold on him. Is there any way we can get him out…?” My hear sinks …