Are You At Risk Of Removal?
Non-citizens, including lawful permanent residents (green card holders) are at risk of removal when they
violate U.S. immigrations and/or criminal laws. The most common grounds of removal are:
- Inadmissibility at the time of entry or the time of Adjustment of Status
- Presence in the U.S. in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act
- Violation of nonimmigrant status
- Termination of conditional permanent residence
- Marriage fraud
- Conviction of certain criminal offenses
If you are currently present in the U.S. and at risk of removal, schedule a consultation with our office so
that we can evaluate your case and assess your eligibility for possible immigration benefits.
Have You Or A Loved One Been Detained?
Facing deportation can be stressful and scary. At Torres Law Firm, PA we have experience representing
immigrants (detained and non-detained) in removal proceedings. Our immigration lawyer will explain what will
happen in immigration court, assess your eligibility for bond so that you can be released from detention, and,
prepare you for the hearing. We will guide you through the process and fight for your right to remain in the
What Are The Defenses To Removal?
Removal is a legal proceeding and you have the right to challenge the removal before being removed from the
country. The defenses to removal that will be available to you will depend of your immigration status and the
specific facts of your case. The most common defenses are:
- Protection under CAT
- Cancellation of Removal for LPR
- Withholding of Removal
- Cancellation of Removal for non LPR
It is important to talk to an experienced immigration attorney as soon as you are served with a Notice to
Appear. If you wait, there may be defenses that you may have lost due to time passing. If you fail to appear in
court, you may be ordered removed in absentia. Once removed from the U.S. you may lose the right to ever return
to the U.S.
If you have already been ordered removed, it is not too late to call us. Our office as experience reopening
immigration cases and appealing immigration decision. Contact us as early as possible as time is of the essence.