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What Should I Do If Someone I Know Was Arrested by Immigration?

Discovering someone you know has been arrested by Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) can be a terrifying and confusing process. The Law Office of Rosina C. Stambaugh will walk you through the entire process and help you through this difficult time. If you do not know where an individual is being held, you may be able to use the Detainee locator to locate him or her: https://locator.ice.gov/odls/#/index.

If the person is held at any facility in Pennsylvania or within the United States and needs legal assistance, The Law Office of Rosina C. Stambaugh can help. We can do a consultation with the person (also called a detainee) and assess his or her case. Once we complete the consultation with the individual, we can determine if he or she qualifies to be released from ICE custody and/or a way to fight deportation to remain in the United States. Once we assess the case, we will contact you and explain what options are available and if your loved one can be released on bond.

Basic Information about detained immigration hearings in Pennsylvania:

  • The Philadelphia Immigration Court
    The Robert Nix Federal Building and Courthouse is located at 900 Market Street, Suite 504, Philadelphia, PA 19107. All visitors to the court must have a valid form of ID. To find out if an individual has an upcoming hearing, you can call the Alien Number Hotline: 1-800-898-7180. You will need the individual’s “A” number.
  • Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE)
    The York office is located at 1605 Clugston Road, York PA 17404. It can be reached at (7170-767-2300.
    The Philadelphia office is located at 114 N 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107. It can be reached at (2150-616-7164.

If you need information about a detainee, please call the office directly at the above numbers.

When you call, please have the individual’s biographical information ready, including first, last and hyphenated names, any aliases he or she may use, date of birth and country of birth, and the individuals Alien Number (A number) if available.

An “A” number is a 9-digit number assigned to non-citizens in the United States by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). If the person detained did not have an A number prior to detention, one will be issued when they are processed into the detention center. This number is printed on all paperwork issued by the government regarding immigration and can also be found on bracelets worn by detainees.

If you would like our office to visit with the detainee please complete the consultation form or call us directly at (717) 921-4042 today.

How do I located my Detained Loved One?

If you can not contact your loved one and fear they have been detained, you should immediately contact the

US Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) detainee locator. You can use this tool to quickly locate what

facility your loved one is being held in. To expedite the process, you can use the detained individual’s A-number,

the 7- or 9-digit identification assigned to the immigrant by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services

(USCIS) when they apply for status. You can also potentially locate your loved one with their name, birth date,

and country of birth. Once you have determined their location, contact the facility to see about visitation and

communication rules. If you have not done so, consider speaking to a qualified immigration lawyer who can

assist with reconnecting with the detained individual.

How to Pay a Bail Bond for a Detainee

If a bond hearing has successfully resulted in your loved one being assigned a reasonable bond, you will need to

undergo specific steps to pay the amount and secure their release.

Detained Consultation

To determine if The Law Office of Rosina C. Stambaugh can assist the individual detained, our office must first complete a consultation (prison visit) before agreeing to take a case. Please click the link below and complete the form. Once this form has been submitted, our office will meet with the detainee and assess his or her case. Our office will then contact you to discuss the detainee’s options, eligibility for bond and explain the next steps.

What Our Clients Are Saying

Testimonials
  • “She encouraged us and showed us signs of hope as my husband been spending deportation.”

    - Keira R.
  • “I will definitely recommend Rosina as an immigration attorney to anyone, with no question in my mind.”

    - Serkan K.
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