When individuals come into the United States, they must be legally allowed to. They have to go through certain procedures to be considered eligible to come into our country. If they fail to do these processes, they may face trouble later on. They could face removal proceedings or deportation if someone were to find out about their undocumented status. These individuals who are not citizens must have a visa or some other status to be allowed in the country. Approval is needed to enter the country to keep it safe and keep track of who is in it.
Removal proceedings can be emotional for some families. Families can be split from one another and be unable to support themselves while separated. It may also deport them back to a country that is in turmoil. Whether their country is in a state of war or suffering from a lack of resources, they may be burdened with going back to their home country. This can cause a lot of stress on an individual. While it may take some time to acquire a visa or legal entry into the country, it is worth it in the end. The individual will be able to come and go into the country as they please. However, they may have to follow certain restrictions on their visa or legal document. It is important to go over the details of your status in the country.
Can I be granted asylum if I’m involved in removal proceedings?
Asylum can be a form of protection that individuals who are not citizens of the United States can use to stay in the country. It can allow individuals to stay in the United States if there are events in their country that can put them in danger. If individuals are facing removal proceedings, they may still be able to apply for asylum. Applying for asylum may grant them with a safer place to live. This can be called a defensive process since applicants will have to defend themselves from facing removal from the United States. People may be removed from the country if they commit crimes of moral turpitude. These crimes can include murder and other violent crimes. With acts on your criminal record, it can be hard to protect yourself from deportation or removal proceedings.
The Law Office of Neal Richardson Datta has over 25 years of experience guiding clients through a variety of immigration legal matters, some of which include deportation defense, petitions, and waivers. If you require the services of an experienced immigration attorney with the skill to effectively represent you, contact our firm today to schedule a consultation.