Posts Tagged “Detention”

Why ICE’s Dismissal Policy Could Be Bad For Immigrants

Posted on September 1st, 2010 by Vinesh

While supporters of immigration reform are applauding ICE’s new immigration policy — which may lead to the dismissal of thousands of deportation cases — the policy could be bad for some aliens.  In particular, it could make life worse for aliens who are likely to win relief from removal. This is because the ICE memo […]

Do I Qualify For Cancellation of Removal?

Posted on August 30th, 2010 by Vinesh

As a deportation lawyer in Dallas, Texas, I am frequently asked by clients about whether they qualify for cancellation of removal.  It’s no surprise, given that cancellation trumps common grounds of inadmissibility, like entering without inspection.  Unfortunately, the requirements for cancellation of removal are quite stringent. For lawful permanent residents (“LPRs”), one must (a) have […]