Deportation & Removal Prevention

Seattle Immigration Attorney for Deportation and Removal Prevention

With offices in Washington State, in Bellevue near Seattle, attorney Olga Guzhva has years of experience in deportation and removal proceedings. To consult with us about our immigration attorney services and how we can help you, we welcome you to contact Guzhva Law Firm to schedule a free phone evaluation.

What is Deportation?

Deportation is ordered by an Immigration Judge without any punishment being imposed or contemplated.

Grounds for Deportation from the United States

  • Inadmissibility at time of entry or at the time of adjustment of status;
  • Other status violations;
  • Economic reasons;
  • Security/political related grounds;
  • Failure to register and falsification of documents;
  • Unlawful voting;
  • Criminal grounds.

What is Removal?

Removal is an expulsion of an alien from the United States based on grounds of inadmissibility or deportability. Removal function is managed by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

U.S. Removal Proceedings

It is well established that the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution entitled aliens to due process of law in deportation proceedings applicable to all “persons” within the United States, whether their presence here is lawful, unlawful, temporary, or permanent.

Persons subject to removal are generally entitled to release on bond unless they are subject to mandatory detention on criminal or terrorist grounds, or are an “arriving alien.” Department of Homeland Security (DHS) must decide within 48 hours of arrest or, in the case of an emergency or other extraordinary circumstance, “within an additional reasonable period of time,” whether the person will remain in custody or be released.

Removal proceedings are initiated by the DHS filing a Notice to Appear (NTA) with the Office of the Immigration Judge. The law requires that NTA (with notice of all charges) be given in person, or if personal service is not practicable, by mail to the respondent or his counsel of record. When a final order of removal is made, DHS shall have only 90 days to effectuate removal.

We Can Help You

If you are facing deportation or removal prevention and require a representation of an immigration lawyer, please schedule a consultation with our Seattle immigration attorney for deportation and removal. Contact us today.

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