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  • All About Bonds

    This article is for individuals in the custody of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) who want to ask the Immigration Judge to lower their bonds or to let them leave the detention center without paying bonds before their immigration cases are finished. Content Detail

    By:
    Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • Are You a U.S. Citizen?

    This article is for individuals who are in the custody of DHS and who have been placed in removal, exclusion, deportation or other immigration proceedings. If you are in expedited removal, reinstatement of removal or administrative removal proceedings, this booklet will help you understand whether you have a claim to U.S. citizenship, but to understand the proceedings you are in, you should also read the materials called "What To Do If You Are In Expedited Removal Or Reinstatement Of Removal." Content Detail

    By:
    Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • How to Apply for "Cancellation of Removal for Certain Legal Permanent Residents"

    This booklet is for lawful permanent residents who are in the custody of DHS and who have been placed in immigration proceedings. This booklet mainly discusses how to apply for a form of relief from being removed from the United States that is called "Cancellation of Removal for Certain Legal Permanent Residents." To apply for this form of relief you must be in "removal" proceedings. Removal proceedings are what used to be called "deportation" or exclusion proceedings. If you were placed in immigration proceedings on or after April 1, 1997, you are probably in "removal" proceedings. Content Detail

    By:
    Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • ICE Detainers: Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently asked questions about ICE detainer forms, including information on ICE's new toll-free hotline (855) 448-6903, where detained individuals can call if they believe they may be U.S. citizens or victims of a crime Content Detail

    By:
    US Immigration and Customs Enforcement