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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."

Beware of Dishonest Immigration Consultants

Information about the practices of scam artists preying upon immigrants seeking assistance in obtaining legal residence, work authorization, or citizenship has risen dramatically in recent years. Many unscrupulous consultants claim that they are attorneys or that they have close connections to the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). Others use titles such as notary public or notario to deceive people into believing that they are lawyers.

Custodial Power of Attorney - Interactive Interview

A Custodial Power of Attorney (CPOA) is a document that gives another person temporary power to make decisions for your children. It is advised that you create a Custodial Power of Attorney with your designated caretaker as a way to possibly avoid having your children go into foster care if you are picked up by ICE. A Custodial Power of Attorney is a private agreement between you and another person, and is NOT a court order. If the children's mother and the father both live in the home with the children, both parents should sign the CPOA.

How to Apply for Asylum and Withholding of Removal

This article can help you find out if you qualify to apply for asylum and/or withholding of removal (also called "withholding") so you can avoid being sent back to your country.

How to Get Legal Status Through Your Family Member

This article is for people who are in the custody of DHS who want to know if their family members legally in the U.S. can help them get legal status in the U.S.

Immigrant Women and Abuse

If you are an immigrant to the United States, and you are a victim of domestic violence or rape, here are some suggestions we hope will help you.

What you Need to Know about DACA

Since the termination of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) on September 5, 2017, there have been many questions. This short info sheet lays out some basic information. Added categories on 12/7/2017

How to Apply for Asylum and Withholding of Removal

This article can help you find out if you qualify to apply for asylum and/or withholding of removal (also called "withholding") so you can avoid being sent back to your country.

How To Apply for A Three or Ten Year Cancellation of Removal

Information about cancellation of removal -- what it is, who qualifies and how to apply.

How to Apply for Voluntary Departure

This article is written for people who have been placed in the custody of DHS and who have been put into removal proceedings.

How to Get Legal Status Through Your Family Member

This article is for people who are in the custody of DHS who want to know if their family members legally in the U.S. can help them get legal status in the U.S.

What to Do if You Are in Expedited Removal or Reinstatement of Removal

This article is designed to help people who are in Expedited Removal or Reinstatement of Removal or Administrative Removal.

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.

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."

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.

Beware of Dishonest Immigration Consultants

Information about the practices of scam artists preying upon immigrants seeking assistance in obtaining legal residence, work authorization, or citizenship has risen dramatically in recent years. Many unscrupulous consultants claim that they are attorneys or that they have close connections to the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS). Others use titles such as notary public or notario to deceive people into believing that they are lawyers.

Immigrant Women and Abuse

If you are an immigrant to the United States, and you are a victim of domestic violence or rape, here are some suggestions we hope will help you.

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