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U.S. Deportation Procedures: Appeals, Deportation, and Restrictions on Re-entry

Lea en español Appeals – Individuals who wish to appeal the judge’s decision must do so in writing, within 30 days. Appeals are filed with the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) in Falls Church, Va. A decision by the BIA can be appealed to a federal circuit court, but even without such an appeal, the […]

U.S. Deportation Procedures: Notice, Hearings, and Orders of Removal

Lea en español While the stated goal of Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Enforcement and Removal Operations has been to identify, detain, and deport undocumented immigrants who “present a danger to national security and a threat to public safety,” arrests and deportations of people with no criminal record has increased since 2016. Because of ICE’s growing […]

U.S. Deportation Procedures: Arrest, Detainment, and Voluntary Departure

Lea en español In 2015, it was estimated that there were 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. Although the exact number of undocumented people is hard to measure, the amount of people being deported every year isn’t. During the 2017 fiscal year, 61,094 immigrants were deported from the U.S. back to their countries […]

U.S. Deportation Procedures

Lea en español Deportation is the name of the procedure whereby the federal government formally removes an immigrant from the U.S. for violating immigration or criminal laws. Deportation can have serious consequences. A person who has been deported may be barred from returning to the U.S. for twenty years or more, depending on the circumstances. […]