Can my illegal immigrant wife take my US citizen children back to her country without my consent? she is being deported.

Asked about 1 year ago - Jackson, MS

we have been separated 8 months. she did not finish her paperwork. can she legally take my children who are us citizens back to her country? do i need to establish custody before she is deported. also their passports have expired. Do both parents have to be present to renew them?

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . Not an immigration law question.

    (213) 394-4554 x0 Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration... more
  2. Giacomo Jacques Behar

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    Answered . These questions need to be addressed to the family law or child custody section, as they are not immigration law questions.

    Behar Intl. Counsel 619.234.5962 Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be... more
  3. Christine Swenson

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    Answered . Hi, I modified the practice areas so you'd get family law attorneys. The questions are good ones, just not for immigration lawyers. Sorry.

  4. Anders Ferrington

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    Answered . You need a TRO as well as a divorce action to gain custody now. Please contact an attorney now so custody can be established NOW

    The law office of Anders Ferrington 601-316-8428 practices state wide. In no way am I offering you legal advice,... more

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