There are several different reasons that both legal and illegal immigrants are deported from Washington County Utah.

Typical Reasons for Removal from Washington County Utah

Most commonly, people 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 Washington County UT, you should read about your rights.

Crimes May Result in Deportation from Washington County UT

Authorities can deport or remove immigrants on a variety of grounds -- even those who are legally residing in Washington County, UT.

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 cases, deportation or removal is contestable.

Immigrants may seek the protection of "safe harbor" laws that direct state and local officials to not report individuals to the U.S government unless compelled by federal law. Immigrants who have resided in the U.S. over 7 years may also be able to seek asylum. Present your case today and Washington County UT attorneys will evaluate your case and respond to you with a course of action.