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8 Ways to Get Deported from the United States

⬇️ Immigrants can face deportation from the United States for various reasons, and the specific grounds for removal may vary depending on individual circumstances and changes in immigration laws and policies. As of my last knowledge update in January 2022, here are 8 common reasons why an immigrant may be subject to deportation:

Unlawful Entry or Overstay:

Immigrants lacking proper documentation or authorization or those who overstay their visas can face deportation or removal from the United States.

Criminal Convictions:

Non-U.S. citizens, including green card holders, may face deportation if convicted of certain crimes, such as aggravated felonies, crimes of moral turpitude, or drug-related offenses.

✅ Visa Violations:

Violating the terms of a visa, such as engaging in unauthorized employment or not maintaining the required student status, can lead to deportation or removal from the United States.

✅ Fraud or Misrepresentation:

Providing false information or committing immigration fraud on visa applications, green card applications, or other immigration documents can result in removal proceedings.

✅ Immigration Court Orders:

Individuals who receive orders from an immigration judge due to violations of immigration laws or failure to establish eligibility for relief may face deportation or removal from the United States.

National Security Concerns:

Immigrants involved in terrorism-related activities or considered a threat to national security may be deported.

✅ Violation of Immigration Status:

Immigrants who violate the terms and conditions of their immigration status can be deported or removed. This includes failing to attend required interviews or check-ins. This could lead to removal proceedings.

Reentry After Removal:

Individuals who have previously been deported or removed from the U.S. and attempt to reenter unlawfully may face harsh penalties, including criminal charges.

☎️ It’s important for noncitizens facing immigration issues to consult with an experienced immigration attorney to understand their rights and explore potential avenues for relief. We are here for you to help you map out your individual legalization journey! Don’t be afraid to call us and set up a consultation!