So, you think he does not need to pay the tickets? If they told you that this is the obstruction to getting the brother out of the refugee center. Then maybe it is. You should have an attorney on your side as well as on the brother's side. The thing you probably need to do is hire an immigration attorney in the area.
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I think this question could be better answered by Avvo's immigration attorneys. I am going to change the subject of this question.
Seems like you could just pay the fines that are owed anyway or you could pay a lawyer to give you legal advice, which may be to just pay the fines.