Can the Federal Government hold someone in prison after they have been formerly and legally released?

Asked about 1 year ago - Bridgeport, CT

I have a friend who is a Native of London England, but received his U.S. Citizenship back in the late 80's. This friend was convicted and sentence to 4 years in Federal Prison over 4 years ago for a crime that suppose to have taking place years prior to his conviction. After serving his 4 years, he was released only to be subsequently taken back into custody and transferred to another Federal Prison located in Oakdale LA, on an allegation that he signed a form to be transferred back to London England back in the 80's, prior to him getting his Citizenship. A form which he deny signing and a form which the Federal Government cannot produce, but say that they have a notation in their computer system saying such. How can his family with limited finances, aide in his release?

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . You need to hire an experienced attorney.

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

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    Answered . He will need a very experienced immigration attorney.

    The above is not legal advice. It is general information. I only give legal advice to those who have a retainer... more
  3. Irene Vaisman

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    Answered . unfortunately they must retain an experienced attorney.

    This is not legal advice and a client attorney relationship is not created. For a free consultation call (718)234-5588.

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