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May 2016 Archives

Understanding your rights regarding the removal process -- III

In a series of posts, we've been taking an in-depth look at the removal process in order to help foreign nationals served with a "Notice to Appear" better understand what their rights are and what the future holds in terms of legal proceedings.

Understanding your rights regarding the removal process -- II

Last time, we began discussing how distressing it can be for a foreign national to be served with a Form I-862, otherwise known as a "Notice to Appear," as it's the first major step in the removal process. Specifically, we discussed the contents of the NTA, which is essentially a summons to appear before an immigration court, and a person's options concerning bond hearings.

Understanding your rights regarding the removal process

When a foreign national, meaning a person who cannot be considered a naturalized citizen under U.S. law, receives a "Notice to Appear" -- or Form I-862 -- it can be a truly frightening experience. That's because this document will next be filed with the immigration court, marking the completion of the first step in the removal process.

ICE: Expand fingerprinting policy covering unaccompanied minors

Two years ago, an unprecedented number of young people made the long and dangerous journey from Central America to the U.S. entirely on their own in an attempt to escape the escalating violence and devastating poverty in their native countries.