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Q: Mom and i have a deportation order 19 yrs ago. Dad is abusive and we have no criminal record what can we do?
Jennifer Doerrie
Jennifer Doerrie answered on Oct 27, 2011

Hello,

Was the abuse ever reported to the police or other law enforcement? I strongly encourage you and your mother to consult with a licensed, experienced immigration attorney (and not an unlicensed notary or consultant) about your situations. There is not enough information here to...
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Q: How many years do you have to be in the U.S to be a resident?
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Jennifer Doerrie answered on Oct 27, 2011

Hello,

There is a lot of misleading and outright false information circulating about immigration based on length of time in the United States. Although it is possible to immigrate based on residency time if there are no other inadmissibilty bars or eligibilty concerns, a person doing so...
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Q: Canadian applying for business visa what is process. How do you apply
Jennifer Doerrie
Jennifer Doerrie answered on Oct 27, 2011

Hello,

The answer to this question actually is very fact-specific and would depend on the kind of visa, the position, the applicant's experience, and many other factors. It would be best for you to consult with a licensed, experienced business immigration lawyer about your specific facts...
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Q: Hello if i want to apply for the form of i-589 what is the meaning of withholding of removal? thanks

I dont understand the exact meaning of withholding of removal in wich case should i check the box?

Jennifer Doerrie
Jennifer Doerrie answered on Oct 27, 2011

Hello,

Withholding of removal is for people in U.S. Immigration Court proceedings who do not qualify for asylum for various reasons, but who can still prove that they are at risk of persecution if they are sent back to their home country. As you likely have noticed, there are many complex...
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Q: My husb is an illgal frm FR; in ICE cstdy; in remvl prcdngs; I-130 filed. Can prcdngs be stopped and he be releasd? How?
Jennifer Doerrie
Jennifer Doerrie answered on Oct 27, 2011

Hello,

Trying to terminate proceedings or obtain lawful permanent residency or other relief from removal in court proceedings is a complex process involving a number of issues and factors too detailed to discuss in an on-line forum. For example, factors that would be relevant include (among...
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Q: A letter from INS arrived today cancelling my brother's Dec 7 deportation hearing. What could be the reasons? None given
Jennifer Doerrie
Jennifer Doerrie answered on Oct 27, 2011

Hello,

There are a number of reasons a hearing may be cancelled and rescheduled. Sometimes, the court has a conflict with another case or the judge's schedule. If an interpreter is needed, it may be that an interpreter for the correct language is not available. As well, cases may be moved...
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