DEFENDING AGAINST DEPORTATION PROCEEDINGS
Immigrants and non-citizens in the United States face the possibility of removal or deportation for failing to maintain proper legal; status or as punishment for criminal activity. Facing removal proceedings can be extremely stressful . If you or someone you know could be deported, it is absolutely essential to secure sound legal representation to fight this possibility. Mr. Connell can provide you with quality legal representation throughout the removal proceedings. Having the right attorney can greatly increase your chances of receiving a favorable outcome.
COMMON GROUNDS FOR DEPORTATION OR REMOVAL
When it comes to deportation or removal, the most common reasons usually involve unlawfully activity in one form or another. A criminal conviction, unlawful entry or illegal immigration, unlawful presence, status violations, and prohibited employment activity are all common grounds for deportation. Depending on the circumstances of your case, deportation may seem like an extreme response to a minor offense. No matter what the circumstances of your case may be, a skilled immigration lawyer can help you fight for your right to stay in this country.
NEW JERSEY DEPORTATION DEFENSE LAWYER
If you were found to be in the United States illegally, or are facing deportation as a penalty of a criminal conviction, a Attorney Joseph A. Connell Sr. may be able to fight to have the proceedings dropped. There are a number of strategies we employ to protect our clients from removal, which include:
- Waivers: A waiver may be granted if you are able to prove that your removal would cause extreme hardship to you or your close relatives.
- Adjustment of Status: If you are the spouse, widow, parent, or child of a U.S. citizen, you may be able to apply to the Immigration Judge to have your status adjusted to lawful permanent residency.
- Asylum: If you left your home country because of persecution or fear of persecution, you may be able to apply for asylum.
- Cancellation of Removal for Permanent Residents: If you have been a lawful permanent resident for at least five years, you may be able to apply if you meet the necessary requirements.
- Cancellation of Removal for Non-Permanent Residents: You may be able to request this type of Cancellation if you have lived in the United States for the last ten years and fulfill the qualifying criteria.