Winter Park & Orlando Removal Defense Lawyers
Unlawful Presence in the U.S.
People facing removal from the United States on the basis of unlawful presence
will need to know the reasons for their potential forced departure. Unlawful
presence is defined as existing presence after a visa's period of
stay has concluded. An alien who is present in the United States without
having gone through an inspection and in violation of the period of stay
may be served a
notice to appear as a result.
Grounds for Removal
An alien residing in the United States must do so legally. If an alien
is unlawfully present in the country, then the government has grounds
for removal and inadmissibility. If the alien is found to be inadmissible
on the grounds of unlawful presence, or in violation of any immigration
law, then he or she will be subject to
3/10 Bar: Consequences of Unlawful Presence
Immigration and Nationality Act, there are two provisions that directly handle aliens who are unlawfully
present in the United States. An alien who is unlawfully in the country
for a period of 180 days or longer but less than one year is not eligible
for reentry into the United States for three years. If an alien is unlawfully
present in the country for one year or longer and is removed from the
country, then they are inadmissible for a total of ten years from the
date of removal. It is also possible to be permanently barred from the
No matter what the situation, it is important to pursue
relief from removal. Unlawful presence is taken seriously by the federal government. For this
reason, it is vital to get the assistance necessary to avoid a
bar from returning to the country. At Robert Brown LLC, we offer effective and powerful assistance for those
who are facing removal on the grounds of unlawful presence. We can listen
to your situation and develop a case that pursues your ultimate goal in
a timely manner.
Need immigration help in or near Orlando, FL?
Contact our Winter Park deportation defense firm at your earliest convenience!