Ep. 45 What are some of the ways to obtain relief from Removal/Deportation?

  • There are three ways: Cancellation of Removal, Asylum and Adjustment of Status
  • Cancellation of removal is a good way for people that had been in US for 10 or more years.
  • Asylum is a good way if you qualify to avoid removal.
  • Adjustment of status is when changing your status from known immigrant to lawful permanent resident.
  • Another way is called Prosecutorial Discretion.

Raw Transcript:

Jacob: Hello everybody, Jacob here. Ask An Immigration Lawyer Podcast. You ask, we answer, simple.

Today I’m answering a question from Mary. Mary is a person that left a comment on our Facebook page and the question is what are some of the ways to obtain relief from removal and be allowed to remain in United States? Continue reading

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Ep. 36 Who can be deported from the U.S. and what are the grounds for removal?

  • having a green card or visa does not mean you cannot be removed
  • these rights depends entirely on the person following certain rules and avoiding certain types of legal violations
  • US citizens cannot be removed unless they use fraud to gain citizenship
  • list of grounds for removal

Raw Transcript:

Introduction: You ask we answer your immigration questions, simple. And now your host immigration lawyer Jacob Sapochnick.

Jacob: Hello everybody and welcome to another episode of Ask An Immigration Lawyer. This question comes from Jose and he is wondering who can be deported from United States and what are some of the grounds of deportability?

Well, that’s a great question. Deportation and removal is a sensitive topic and people are always wondering. A lot of people who carry non-immigrant visas or green card holders have the rights to be in United States just like anybody else. These rights depend entirely on them following certain rules and avoiding certain types of legal violations. And so the US immigration launch set forth many grounds upon which a known citizen may be deported, remove back to the person, country of origin. Just because he have a visa or even a green card does not mean you cannot be removed. Continue reading

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Ep. 35 I am detained by immigration. Can they just kick me out? How does the removal process start?

  • You can’t just be kicked out
  • In most cases, unless there is an outstanding order of removal in your file, you have the right to defend your case in immigration court
  • Notice to Appear (NTA) is issued by Homeland Security to you and the applicant. It signals the initiation of removal proceeding against you
  • Review the NTA carefully to make sure there are no mistakes. Small details are very important when fighting for your right to stay

Raw Transcript:

Introduction: You ask we answer your immigration questions, simple. And now your host immigration lawyer Jacob Sapochnick.

Jacob: Hello everybody, welcome to another episode of Ask An Immigration Lawyer. This is your host Jacob Sapochnick.

Today we continue with some more questions about deportation and removal. And another question that people ask is how does the removal process start and also can I be just kick out of the country? Many people ask repeated Facebook and we have a couple of these questions where people ask can I just be picked up and kicked out of the country? Continue reading

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Ep. 16 Why Can’t The President Just Give Permanent Legal Status?

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Introduction: You ask we answer your immigration questions. Simple. And now your host immigration lawyer Jacob Sapochnick.

Jacob: Thank you guys for joining me again on another quick episode of Ask An Immigration Lawyer. Questions, emails, messages on our Facebook page. It’s been great so far. Keep sending those questions. We try to answer them. Again, we’re focusing on our deferred action executive announcement by the President, few questions that came out to us. Continue reading

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