Relief from Deportation

By Reuben S. Seguritan December 21, 2016 Although president-elect Donald Trump has softened his stance on deporting undocumented immigrants, many are still fearful of what his presidency could do especially to the young immigrants who came out of the shadows and offered their information in exchange for the protection promised by the Deferred Action on Read the full article…

What you need to know about deportation

By Reuben S. Seguritan November 30, 2016 President-elect Donald Trump has softened his stance on immigration. During his campaign, he vowed to deport all the 11 million undocumented immigrants. In a recent interview however, he said that he would prioritize the removal of the 2 to 3 million with criminal records. Focusing on undocumented immigrants Read the full article…

Good Moral Character Requirement to Cancel Removal

By Reuben S. Seguritan April 22, 2015 Aliens who are placed in removal proceedings may apply for a relief known as cancellation of removal. If granted, the alien becomes a lawful permanent resident. To be eligible, the applicant must establish physical presence in the U.S. for a continuous period of at least ten years and Read the full article…

Challenging In Absentia Deportation Order

By Reuben S. Seguritan April 01, 2015 Failure by an alien to appear at his/her removal hearing will result in a deportation order by the immigration judge. An in absentia (in the absence) removal can be  ordered if the alien is removable and if the government establishes that proper written notice was provided the respondent Read the full article…

Ways to Avoid Deportation

By Reuben S. Seguritan October 15, 2014 Hundreds of thousands of immigrants are deported from the U.S. each year. For fiscal year 2013, deportation under the Obama administration totaled 438,421, according to the immigration enforcement statistics recently released by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The number is nearly a 5 percent increase from the Read the full article…