Immigrants who are scheduled to be deported after their visas expire can be granted LPR status due to exceptional or extremely unusual hardship.
Immigration detention is a legitimate and alarming concern for all foreign nationals, including nonimmigrant visa holders and permanent residents. In fact, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) detained more than 430,000 immigrants in 2011, a record-breaking number. This has raised a number of concerns in the legal and public communities, as it has been shown that immigration detention is often ethically unsound and a significant cost to American taxpayers.
Detention and removal proceedings can be incredibly difficult experiences. In addition to devastating the hopes of foreign nationals who wish to work and live in the United States, detention and deportation can cause significant emotional damages to families. There are a number of reasons why deportation and removal proceedings can happen, and they depend heavily on the personal circumstances involved in a case. Some common issues include visa expirations, criminal charges, and others. Experienced in U.S. immigration law and USCIS procedures, our legal team can help clients with a number of legal actions needed to defend against detention and removal. These can include motions for protection from removal, change or adjustment of status procedures, aggressive representation in the immigration court system and numerous others.