Morristown, TN asked in Criminal Law and Immigration Law for Tennessee

Q: if ur in jail for improper lane usage nd influence of first offense can you fight your case i they called immigration?

i think they have him on hold there no date when will immigration take him they might send him to luisiana is there a chance he can be released or he will be deported

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Carl Shusterman

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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Los Angeles, CA

A: Need more information. What is his immigration status in the US?

Lawrence James Arnkoff

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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Brentwood, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: Sounds like someone has a DUI and is in custody with an ICE hold. Their criminal case

will have to be resolved first and then ICE will pick them up. If you post bond for the

criminal offense they will not be released they will go into ICE custody. My recommendation in those

situations is not to post the bond. When the criminal case is over they will be placed in ICE custody where

they should have sufficient time to fight the deportation. I recommend you hire an experienced

criminal attorney for the DUI who has a good knowledge of immigration law.

Hector E. Quiroga

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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Las Vegas, NV

A: It depends. Unless he has been deported in the past, he will have a chance to make a case before an immigration judge.

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