Asked 4 months ago - Atlanta, GAFlag
He also has a bond...I dont understand the cause of the hold if his paperwork is in tact..:(
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He can be deported even if he has a lawyer. It will depend on his facts and circumstances. The information you submitted seems to indicate that a bond was paid? and he's still in custody but has status? That leads me to believe there is a criminal issue? You need to submit all of your husband's documentation to an experienced deportation lawyer to clarify and begin working to keep your husband here with you.
Even if your husband has a GC, an immigration hold can be placed on him by ICE if he is being held by the state for a crime he committed. ICE typically places a "hold" on any non-citizen which it finds incarcerated in state custody.
He must have most likely posted the state bond. That will get him released from state custody, pending criminal court trial, or maybe not, if he already agreed to a plea bargain.
Immediately upon being released from state custody, your husband will be transferred to an immigration detention center, where he will be processed, with an NTA issued for his deportation, if the crime he was convicted of is a "removable offense " .
A good criminal defense lawyer working in tandem with a competent immigration lawyer can make all the difference in the world in his case.
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