I have a pending asylum case before a judge as a defense for deportation. When DACA was announced in the summer, I found out that I was eligible for it. I already applied for DACA. Is there a way to remove my asylum case, i.e. can I let the judge know that I no longer want to use asylum as a defense, and can it be done before my next master hearing court date?
I hope you are represented by an attorney in your removal proceedings. DACA is wonderful and you should wait for approval, but your should analyze your chances for asylum - if in fact you do have a credible claim, after asylum is granted, you get to apply for a green card (and unfortunately you do not yet have this chance to do so with DACA). if you don't want to do so, you can certainly withdraw your asylum application and ask that removal proceedings be terminated since your DACA application was approved.
I agree with the other attorneys., I only wish to add you really should have an attorney doing this for you. There is not much wiggle room for inexperience in the immigration courts. My firm handles deportation defense in NY.
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