What does a deportation lawyer do?
Deportation/removal is a process used by the U.S. government to remove individuals form the U.S. Any person who is not a U.S. citizen can be the subject to removal proceedings.
The job of a deportation lawyer is to assist immigrant clients who are facing removal proceedings in U.S. Immigration Court.
Removal proceedings are set up by the government through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
There are several forms of relief from deportation, such as Adjustment of Status, Cancellation of Removal (212(c) or 212(h) waiver), Cancellation of deportation according to the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) programs, Motions to Reopen or Reconsider, and many others.
An immigration lawyer will be able to advise you of all the possible methods to legally avoid deportation.
Your lawyer will show that the U.S. government was wrong to put you into removal proceedings.
The legal arguments deportation lawyer uses will depend on the type of removal hearing and the legal status of the client.
An immigration lawyer can also help you with all the detailed procedures of the deportation hearing.
If your are represented by a deportation defense lawyer, you will have much higher chances of winning your deportation case and remain in the U.S.