Greenville, OH asked in Immigration Law for Ohio

Q: My boyfriend was arrested for a DUI. They have him on ICE hold, yet all his visa info is valid. What are our options?

This is the first time hes ever been in trouble here and I have his bail. His court date was set but I cant bail him out until the hold is lifted. Since his visa is valid, how can they still legally have a hold on him? What else can I do to get him out?

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Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: You really ought to hire an attorney to help you with this.

Hector E. Quiroga
Hector E. Quiroga
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Las Vegas, NV

A: ICE is likely trying to determine if he is otherwise deportable. Unfortunately, and in this day and age it is more common, they can hold him more or less indefinitely. Once they determined that he is not deportable, he should be let go.

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