If I Am Arrested by Ice, How Do I Know If I Am Eligible for an Immigration Bond?
If you or a loved one have been arrested by immigration. You may have the right to bail. However, it is very important to consult with an immigration attorney in Atlanta before you are arrested as there are many factors that the judge will consider before letting you out of detention. Factors such as whether you are a danger to the community, or the likelihood that you will appear in all your courts and if you have any immigration benefits to which you can apply, such as cancellation of deportation.
But actually, what is the Judge going to Look at in Your Case?
The first thing they will examine is your criminal record, this is one of the most important factors, as well as whether you have failed to appear in court before. The judge may also consider factors in your favor such as whether you have strong connections to your community, whether you have been permanently employed, and whether you have filed your taxes correctly each year.
But of course, the judge will also consider whether you already have prior immigration history and whether you are eligible for cancellation of removal or adjustment of status.
However, it is important that you know your rights before you are placed in deportation proceedings as there are factors that make you ineligible for bail. Factors such as:
- If you have been convicted of any serious crime, or
- Against morality, or
- Any crime that includes drugs or firearms
- Or other violent crimes.
Don't wait until you are arrested to consult with a lawyer!
If you are arrested and placed in deportation proceedings and want to know what you can do, call Attorney Angélica Tovar now at 470.207.5333.
DISCLAIMER: The information contained in this article is intended to provide general information and in no event does it represent a guarantee of approval of your legal case nor does it create an attorney-client relationship between the reader and Attorney Angélica Tovar-Hastings