Judge granted voluntary departure

Asked almost 2 years ago - Memphis, TN

we appealed within 30 days. If I don't leave within voluntary departure period, what happens? do i still need to leave even though we appealed?

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman


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    Answered . Since you appealed, you are permitted to remain in the U.S. while your appeal is pending.

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  2. Carlos E Sandoval

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    Answered . No, since you appealed the case you wont have to leave until the appealed is decided.

  3. Samuel Anthony Silva

    Contributor Level 11

    Answered . I agree with my colleagues. You can wait in the U.S. while you are appealing.

    This answer is only for general information purposes. It does not establish an attorney-client relationship. The... more

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