Immigration Court Defenses

Immigration Court Defenses

In my previous discussions about bond in immigration law,  I mentioned that getting a bond from an immigration judge is easier if a person has any defenses in immigration court.  I would like to talk a little more today about what I mean by “defenses.” By “defenses” I...
The Importance of Bond in Immigration Court: Part III

The Importance of Bond in Immigration Court: Part III

Today, we are jumping back in to the topic of bond in Immigration Court.  I think that many people (and perhaps many lawyers) do not appreciate just how important of a subject it is.  For that reason, I would like to discuss it a bit further. Right now, the calendars...
The Importance of Bond in Immigration Court: Part II

The Importance of Bond in Immigration Court: Part II

In my last post, I touched on the subject of bond in immigration court.  I offered a definition of bond for those who may not understand exactly what it is, and I talked briefly about who qualifies for bond and who does not.  This subject is very important, because...
The Importance of Bond in Immigration Court

The Importance of Bond in Immigration Court

One big point about domestic violence is that it could affect an individual’s ability to be given a bond in immigration court, if that person were detained. I think it is worth talking about the importance of bond in immigration court, in general.  I probably have...
Domestic Violence and Immigration Status: Part III

Domestic Violence and Immigration Status: Part III

I’ve been explaining what exactly domestic violence is under Michigan law and how it can affect permanent resident status.  This post will discuss permanent resident status along with how domestic violence affects undocumented individuals.  It can have very...