Cancellation of Removal
Whether you are an LPR or are present in the United States without status, and are put into removal proceedings because you either were accused of violating the immigration laws or were convicted of a crime, you may still be able to remain in the United States. Find out the criteria for “Cancellation of Removal” proceedings and it you are eligible.
The Removal Process
If your friend or loved one has been arrested and detained by ICE, they have the right to talk to an immigration lawyer about their case, and are usually eligible for an immigration bond that will allow them to remain out of detention during their removal case. Find out more about immigration bonds, who is eligible and how to apply.
Halt Removal / Deportation Proceedings
The U.S. government has the right to remove you from this country or deny your admission if you have been convicted of certain crimes or have violated the immigration laws. You should never give up on the American dream. Representation by a dedicated immigration attorney may mean the difference between being allowed to remain in the United States or removal.
Applications for Asylum
Asylum is protection provided by a government to someone who has fled another country in order to escape being harmed. If you are a non-citizen living and working in the United States, either legally or without status, and believe you may qualify for asylum, you should talk to a qualified immigration attorney now to determine your eligibility.
U Visa (Victim) Petition
In 2000, U.S. Congress passed the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act (the Act), creating the U visa. The U visa was created to provide humanitarian relief to crime victims, living in the United States without lawful status, which provide assistance to the authorities in prosecuting the crime. If you are in the United States without status, you have been the victim of a qualifying criminal activity, and you believe your knowledge could help law enforcement put the criminals behind bars, you need to talk with the dedicated Kentucky immigration lawyers at CF Abogados today.
T Visa (Human Trafficking) Petition
In 2000, the U.S. Congress passed the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act (VTVPA), which created the T visa. The T visa provides a special immigration status to persons who are victims of human trafficking and who assist law enforcement in prosecuting their victimizers.
Violence Against Women Act Petitions / Kentucky VAWA
If you are a noncitizen who is married to or divorced (within the last two years) from an abusive U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident (LPR) spouse, you can apply for LPR status.Through VAWA, the U.S. Congress has provided protection to persons who are vulnerable to abuse and exploitation. A noncitizen is particularly susceptible to being abused and taken advantage of. For help in extricating yourself from an abusive situation and in moving forward with your hopes of becoming an LPR and U.S. citizen, your first step should be contacting the competent Lexington immigration attorneys at CF Abogados.