Palo Alto, CA asked in Immigration Law for New York

Q: Can a Guatemalan father in NY send his homesick daughter back to Guatemala, but he stays in US and awaits court date?

Guatemalan father and daughter presented themselves at border about 1 year ago, were released after a week, and are staying with relatives in NY while they await their court date. The daughter is very homesick. Can he send her back to Guatemala somehow and then continue doing odd jobs while awaiting his court date?

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Hector E. Quiroga
Hector E. Quiroga
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A: Yes, but it is best to work through the court for that to avoid any negative impact on later attempts to come to the US.

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