DEPORTATION TOPICS

Bonds

Who Can Be Deported

The Effects of Criminal Convictions

What is a Criminal Conviction for Immigration Purposes

What is a Crime Involving Moral Turpitude

What is an Aggravated Felony

What is a Crime of Violence

What Defenses Are There to Deportation

Citizenship

Cancellation of Removal for Certain Permanent Residents

Cancellation of Removal and Adjustment of Status for Certain Non-Permanent Residents

Asylum

Withholding of Removal

The Convention Against Torture

Adjustment of Status

Prosecutorial Discretion

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Waivers

212(c) waiver

237(a)(1)(H) waiver

212(h)

TPS (Temporary Protected Status)

U Visas

Voluntary Departure

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

Deferred Enforced Departure

Private Bills

The Effects of Orders of Removal and the Effects of Violating Such Orders

5-year bar

10-year bar

20-year bar

Lifetime bars

Permission to Reapply

Criminal Sanctions

Civil Sanctions