Port Huron, MI asked in Immigration Law for Michigan

Q: How long does the deportation process usually take in the state of Michigan?

Said immigrant has a child in the foster care system and is fighting to get custody back.

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Michael Hugh Carlin
Michael Hugh Carlin
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Ann Arbor, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: The answer to the question depends on a number of different things. If the person is detained by Homeland Security (ICE), then the process many times takes weeks or months, although depending on circumstances, could take a year or longer. If the person is not detained, then proceedings in Immigration Court could take years, sometimes many years.

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