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The Right to Counsel for Immigrant Detainees

The Right to Counsel for Immigrant Detainees

The right to legal counsel is familiar to most people moving through the criminal court system. But the same right isn’t available to immigrant detainees facing the immigration courts. This adds to the difficulty in protecting their rights and legal status. In addition, hiring a lawyer to help you resolve your case can be costly. […]

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Posted in: Immigration

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State vs. Federal Immigration Laws and Enforcement

State vs. Federal Immigration Laws and Enforcement

One of the biggest challenges facing immigration officials is the level of resources required to process a large number of immigration cases. As a result, the federal government must often seek out assistance from state and local governments. But there are differences between how states enforce immigration laws and how these laws are enforced on […]

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Posted in: Crimmigration, Immigration

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What to Do When Facing the Immigration Detention Process

What to Do When Facing the Immigration Detention Process

Immigration detention is a process used by the United States government in cases that involve immigrants who may be removed. Immigration detention impacts the family members of those individuals who are detained. The detention of an individual presents lengthy and complex legal issues that require a skilled immigration attorney.  So understanding the detention process and […]

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How to Obtain an Adjustment of Status

How to Obtain an Adjustment of Status

There are a number of ways that immigrants can protect their legal status in the United States. This is especially important for those who are facing removal for any number of reasons. Individuals who are at risk of being deported may apply for an adjustment of status in order to retain their legal status. Understanding […]

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Posted in: Immigration, Naturalization

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How to Get Cancellation of Removal to Protect Your Immigration Status

How to Get Cancellation of Removal to Protect Your Immigration Status

Facing removal (deportation) leads to consequences that impact you and your entire family. Knowing what options are available to you is the first step to protecting your legal status in the United States and avoiding a removal. Cancellation of removal can be used if an individual is eligible. This form of relief saves you the […]

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Posted in: Immigration, Removal (Deportation)

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