Legal and illegal immigrants in the United States can be deported or removed for a variety of reasons from Chico California.
Understanding How to Avoid Deportation from Chico California
Most commonly, persons are removed or deported after they have been arrested on unrelated criminal charges. However, officials may deport or remove persons based solely on the fact that they lack sufficient authorization to be in the country. If you have been arrested or face deportation from Chico CA, it would be prudent to learn about your legal rights.
You May Be Deported from Chico CA
Authorities can deport or remove people on a variety of grounds -- even those who are legally residing in Chico, CA.
Violent felonies and most criminal drug charges can result in deportation or removal. In addition, there are some minor crimes that can lead to deportation removal, such as fraud or theft, because these crimes indicate moral turpitude. However, all is not lost if you have been deported or removed from the United States. In many instances, deportation or removal is contestable.
People who are in the United States for over 7 years or have reasons to seek asylum in the United States may be able to prevent being deported or removed. Some cities and states also have "safe harbor" laws that encourage state and local officials not to report individuals to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) unless Federal laws specifically compel them to. If you present your case via LegalMatch's intake system, Chico CA lawyers can review your case and present the best possible defense against removal.