Tag Archives: immigration

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request for USCIS, EOIR, and CBP

The Freedom of Information Act states that any person, U.S. citizen or not, has the right to request access to federal agency records or information. As a result, all federal agencies are required to disclose records when a written request is made. All...

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What is Self-Deportation from the United States?

Should I Self-Deport instead?

Once you are subject to a final Order of Removal, any departure from the United States is deemed to "execute" the Order of Removal. You do not have to wait for ICE to take you into custody to leave the country.  You will be considered deported as of the date...

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Withholding of Removal: Who is Eligible?

Relief through Withholding of Removal in U.S. Immigration Court

Withholding of removal is very similar to asylum but much harder to obtain.

Asylum requires that you show a possibility of persecution, but withholding requires that you show a probability of persecution. When the judge grants...

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