Facing deportation can be overwhelming. It can go as far as jeopardizing your family and your career. Deportation is known for tearing families apart and forcing individuals to leave behind the lives they have forged and built in the United States. If you are facing the possibility of deportation, the best thing you can do to protect yourself is to seek legal representation from a reputable family immigration firm.
At Fong Ilagan, we are passionate about defending the rights of those being threatened with deportation. We understand that time is of the essence in these kinds of cases which is exactly why we offer immediate counsel that is personalized to the unique circumstances of your situation. Our methods of removal defense are guaranteed to help you, whether or not the odds are in your favor. If you are facing deportation, we advise that you contact our law firm to get started with an attorney right away.
How We Can Help Protect You
The threat of deportation is one of the most staggering experiences one can face. We strive to help those in need by providing comprehensive legal services to help prove your qualification to stay in the United States. Similar to our other legal immigration services, our representation is tailored to your case and built with your needs in mind.
You may be threatened with deportation due to:
- Criminal convictions
- Unlawfully entering the U.S.
- Working in the U.S. illegally
- Immigration status violations
- Overstaying a visa
Any of these reasons can be the grounds for deportation but there are various legal remedies that can buy you more time and effectively protect you from being deported.
Our Houston deportation defense attorneys can assist you with the following:
- Filing a motion to reopen deportation proceedings
- Seeking cancellation of the removal order
- Appealing your deportation order
- Requesting asylum
Regardless of the situation you are in, you deserve a compassionate and experienced attorney who genuinely cares about you and your family. Here at Fong Ilagan, our team goes above and beyond to help you stay in the United States and go about your life without the worry of being deported.
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How Long The Process Takes
The minute you are removed from your workplace or your home due to possible deportation, there are many ways in which we can help. From the point of arrest, it can take up to ten days for a court hearing to be ordered. A case can immediately be overruled if an individual can prove that they have demonstrated morality and have harvested years of work and making a living in the United States. Oftentimes, a successful court hearing for deportation or removal from the U.S. will involve a contested hearing, a merits hearing, and applying for relief. Having an attorney to accompany you through each hearing can increase your chances and the likelihood of excusing your case and allowing you to stay in the U.S.
Overcome Your Battle Against Deportation with Fong Ilagan
We encourage you to get in touch with us as soon as you suspect or discover that you are being considered for deportation. The sooner we can get started on your case, the better our chances of protecting you and helping you remain in the country. You can reach our deportation defense attorneys by contacting us at (713) 772-2300. You can count on our legal representation to provide you with the best results possible.
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