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Appealing a Deportation Decision

Few things are more terrifying than the prospect of being deported against your will. However, if you are in the United States illegally or have done something to violate the terms of your visa, green card, or another residence permit, the U.S. Immigration Court might have placed you into removal proceedings.

Basis of Appeal

If the court has already determined you should be deported, appealing the court’s decision is the most critical step you can take to avoid removal from the country. Appealing your case depends on what you were alleging or requesting in the first place. It’s not a second chance for someone to consider your case; instead, you must have a rational basis upon which to argue the court made a legal error resulting in your removal.

For example, if you requested asylum and the judge made a mistake in not acknowledging you are part of a hated social group in your home country, an appeal would be the perfect way to point out this error. However, if you committed a crime that resulted in deportation, there might be no point in filing an appeal.

Talk to Our York Immigration Lawyer About Your Case Today

If you’re facing deportation, don’t hesitate to give our qualified York immigration lawyer a call. The Law Office of Rosina C. Stambaugh is dedicated to defending the rights of immigrants who wish to remain in the United States or who don’t have the option to return to their home country safely.

Remember, you only have 30 days to appeal a deportation decision after it was made in court. Time is of the essence if you are facing removal from the country. Talk to our York deportation defense lawyer about your case as soon as possible. She has the knowledge needed to understand and explain your situation to you fully. Let us see if we can appeal the deportation decision.

Contact us at (717) 921-4042 or fill out our online form to schedule a case consultation with us today!

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