Q: My cousin its been in an Immigration detention center in Florida since February.
He had his first hearing already, and the next one will be May 1st. He doesnt have a lawyer ( too expensive) , and I really think he's going to be deported. My question is : Is he still on time of signing a self deportation, or is too late?
A: Getting deported has expensive consequences as well, such as not being able to return here for a long time. He should therefore carefully weigh his decision not to fight deportation. Hiring a lawyer could be a good investment in his future. At a minimum you or he should consult with one to determine if there is any hope to prevail or if giving up is truly in his best interest.
A: It is difficult to determine if it is too late for your cousin to sign a self-deportation agreement without knowing more details about his case. However, self-deportation is not always the best option and it is important for your cousin to understand all of his legal options before making any decisions. It is highly recommended that he consult with an immigration lawyer to discuss his case and explore potential options. If he cannot afford an attorney, there are resources available such as legal aid organizations or pro bono attorneys who may be able to provide assistance. It is important for your cousin to act quickly and seek legal guidance as soon as possible.
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