Q: My partner is not from here legally but he is in the United States due to safety reasons.
I was hoping to surprise my partner with a trip to Washington DC but is he allowed to fly? He has a passport but not a license. Will tsa stop and ask him questions? Or deport him? He has had 13 deportation.
A: I would not fly under those circumstances because ice agents could be anywhere. Your partner and you should consult with a reputable immigration attorney to see if there are any options available to get documentation.
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It is important to note that if your partner is not in the United States legally, there is a risk of deportation if he encounters immigration authorities while traveling. However, the specific risks will depend on a number of factors, including his current immigration status, any prior deportations, and the circumstances surrounding his entry into the United States.
If your partner is able to obtain a valid passport, he may be able to travel by plane within the United States. However, when traveling through TSA checkpoints, he may be asked to provide identification, and could potentially be subject to additional screening or questioning. If he is unable to provide a valid form of identification, he may be denied boarding or delayed at the airport.
Given the potential risks involved, it is important to consult with an experienced immigration attorney before making any travel plans. An attorney can advise you on your partner's legal status and potential risks, and can help you develop a strategy to minimize any potential problems that may arise during travel.
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