Deportation Orders Defense – Dedicated Los Angeles and San Bernardino Immigration Attorney
Whether applying for a Green Card, a relative visa, or citizenship through naturalization, you can’t achieve any of your goals if you’ve been deported. When faced with a deportation order, dealing with it promptly and appropriately is absolutely vital. While you’ve probably heard stories about people being picked up by ICE and held in detention for long periods without being told anything about why they are there or what they can do about it, it’s important to understand that you do have rights. A skilled and knowledgeable immigration attorney will know your rights and make sure they are protected and that you are treated fairly.
At The Law Firm of Oscar A. Ischiu, Esq., we are committed to helping people in need solve their legal problems efficiently and effectively. The son of immigrants, attorney Oscar A. Ischiu practices both immigration law and criminal defense and is perfectly suited to navigate the complicated yet crucial area of removal and deportation. If you, your family member or friend, or an employee has been detained by ICE or subject to an order for removal in Los Angeles or San Bernardino counties, call Oscar A. Ischiu, the People’s Lawyer, for immediate assistance.
Representation at Bond Hearings – Get Out of Detention While Your Case is Underway
Many immigrants fear getting picked up by ICE, and rightly so. If the government thinks you are here unlawfully or have committed some offense that makes you deportable, they can detain you while they institute deportation proceedings against you. Oftentimes, people who get arrested are picked up by ICE the moment they get released from police custody, and they are held in detention the entire time until their removal order is finalized and they get deported. How can you expect to prepare your deportation defense if you are locked up in ICE custody the whole time?
Many factors go into the determination of whether you should be held in detention or released on bond while your case proceeds. Factors weighing against release include whether you are already under a deportation order, if you have missed court hearings in the past or have a criminal record, or if the government considers you to be a danger to the community or a flight risk. Factors in favor of release include your ties to the community, your relationship with family members in the area, your current employment, and other factors which indicate you will make your court appearances as required.
You have a right to a hearing and to be represented by a lawyer before this decision is made. With The Law Firm of Oscar A. Ischiu, Esq. on your side, we will work to marshal all the evidence and arguments in your favor and present them at a bond hearing to secure your release from detention. Our firm fights hard to get you or your loved one released from detention and pursues every avenue that might help, including:
- Representing you at the local USCIS district office during the initial bond hearing
- Requesting a hearing for reconsideration with the Department of Homeland Security or in immigration court
- Appealing an unfavorable decision to the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
- Seeking a bond redetermination hearing in federal immigration court
Court Representation – Deportable Doesn’t Mean Deported
Whether released from detention or not, The Law Firm of Oscar A. Ischiu, Esq. will fight for you in court and work diligently to keep the immigration court or BIA from issuing a final order of removal in your case. The government has a long list of reasons that can make you subject to deportation, but you always have a right to a hearing to challenge deportation and explain to the court why you shouldn’t be removed from the country. We know the law and how to build a case that will persuade the immigration court you should be allowed to stay in the country. Depending on the unique set of circumstances in your case, we’ll fight for an optimal result that meets your needs, such as:
- Deferred Action
- Suspension of Deportation
- Reopening/Reconsidering a Final Order of Removal
- Cancellation of Removal
Petitions for Review – Final Orders of Removal Might Not Be Final
Even if the BIA issues a final order of removal in your case, that doesn’t mean they got it right. They might have made a mistake regarding the facts or applicable law, or they may have abused their discretion or violated your Constitutional rights. If matters such as these apply to your case, you have the right to raise these issues in a petition for review in federal court. We’ll advise you of your options and represent you in court to hopefully mount a successful challenge to any final order of removal, deportation or exclusion, as well as seek a stay of the removal order during the pendency of your appeal.
Help With Deportation Orders in Los Angeles and San Bernardino
If you or someone you are close to has been detained by ICE or if deportation proceedings have been initiated, call an immigration attorney right away to learn about your options and position yourself for the best outcome possible. For immediate assistance in Los Angeles or San Bernardino County, call The Law Firm of Oscar A. Ischiu, Esq. at our offices in West Covina, Monrovia or Ontario.