U.S. Immigration Enforcement Resources Focusing on Criminal Issues for Immigrants Facing Deportation or Held on Bond – We Can Help
The current policy of the United States government is to focus the government’s immigration enforcement resources on the removal of individuals who pose a danger to national security or a risk to public safety. This policy is reflected in the DACA and DAPA programs that both provide a period of deferred action to people who have been in the United States for a certain period of time and meet various other criteria (click here to read more about the deferred action programs).
This means that U.S. immigration enforcement resources are more fully focused on those people presently in the United States who have otherwise been involved in some sort of criminal activity, either in their home country or else here in the United States. If you or a family member are facing criminal charges then there is much more likelihood of being detained and deported, whether as the result of a minor traffic infraction or a more concerted enforcement action by the police.
It’s important for you to speak to a lawyer sooner than later in order to make sure that any problems from the past don’t end up interfering with the chance for a better future. Many times when immigrants face a problem with the police they call a criminal lawyer only after it’s too late. But in our experience that can be a serious mistake. It’s important to understand both the immigration issues and the criminal issues, and how the two problems are interrelated. Whether you want to know about bond requirements for a friend in jail, or have a family member who has been detained somewhere in Texas while crossing the border, call us today to learn more about how we can help.
If you are interested in learning more about how we can help you or a family member obtain bond, respond to removal proceedings, negotiate a voluntary departure or other immigration law solutions in connection with criminal issues, please contact us now.
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