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How to Stop Deportation

Deportation is not part of the American dream for anyone. At American Dream® Law Office, our experienced immigration lawyers are ready to take all available measures to defend your rights in removal proceedings and stop deportation.

Depending on your situation, there may be several strategies to prevent deportation. An experienced deportation defense lawyer will know which tactics to try first, and how to present the best arguments to achieve a positive outcome.

Cancellation of Removal

One successful strategy to fight deportation is to request Cancellation of Removal. The requirements to qualify and the procedures involved differ depending on whether you are a lawful permanent resident (LPR) with a green card or whether you have not yet achieved LPR status.

You may be eligible for cancellation of removal if you have held permanent resident status for five years, lived in the U.S. for at least seven years, and have not been convicted of an aggravated felony and are not considered to pose a security risk. A request for cancellation of removal can be denied even if you meet the requirements, so it is essential to present evidence demonstrating why removal is not appropriate in your situation.

Someone who does not have LPR status but has lived in the U.S. for at least ten years may have removal cancelled if they can show that removal would cause a “qualifying relative” to suffer hardship. A qualifying relative would be a spouse, child, or parent who is a citizen or LPR. To succeed with a request for cancellation, you must present persuasive evidence to show good moral character, compelling reasons why your removal should be cancelled, and the hardship that would result if you were deported.

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Other Strategies to Stop Deportation

There are often many other tactics available for deportation defense, but you have more options the sooner you begin the process. For instance, you might be eligible to seek asylum, you might be able to apply for adjustment of status to become an LPR, or you might qualify for amnesty.

The best way to find out what may be possible in your case is to talk to a deportation defense lawyer as soon as possible. If all other strategies fail, your best temporary option might be to undertake a voluntary departure which will make it easier for you to return.

Contact a Dedicated Deportation Defense Lawyer Today

At American Dream® Law Office, we do not want to see your family lose hope because deportation is looming on the horizon. Our deportation defense team will fight on your behalf to reach the best possible outcome and prevent removal. Contact us now to get started.

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