Some reprieved from deportation face new worries

| Jun 13, 2017 | U.s. Immigration Law |

For immigrants, various concerns about deportation may arise. In Miami, and neighborhoods across Florida, it is essential for those who have immigrated to the U.S. to do their best to satisfy any immigration-related requirements and have a firm understanding of their rights. Moreover, it is important to be aware of the ways that things can change. For example, the political climate of the U.S. may affect some immigrants significantly.

In May, a man who had illegally immigrated to the U.S. was told that his deportation case was being reopened. However, the 38-year-old man had been given reprieve in 2014, when his deportation case was suspended due to a change in policy by the president. However, things have changed with the current administration and there is evidence to show that hundreds of people have had their deportation cases reopened after they were given reprieve.

The shifting approach to illegal immigration and deportation is likely to raise worries among thousands of people who have moved to the U.S. illegally. Now, even some illegal immigrants who have not been taken into custody for a crime appear to be having their cases opened once again.

Handling immigration matters such as deportation can be incredibly overwhelming. However, when these challenges arise, it is particularly important to make sure that the smartest path forward is identified. After all, the outcome of a deportation case, or another immigration-related legal issue, can have a significant impact on immigrants and their whole families. Many find value in speaking to an attorney.

Source: Reuters, “Exclusive: Trump targets illegal immigrants who were given reprieves from deportation by Obama,” Mica Rosenberg and Reade Levinson, June 9, 2017

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