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How can we go back to immigration court after asking for voluntary departure?

Dallas, TX |

My father recently had an immigration court in which he was representing him self and he was extremely nervous. The judge apparently gave him a chance to fix his immigration status but due to the fact that he was nervous and has difficulty hearing he declined and asked for the voluntary departure but he has changed his mind and now wishes to take the immigration fix. What can we do to go back to court and go for legalization instead?

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Attorney answers 3


Hire a lawyer and try to reopen. If he had a remedy but was not advised by the govt or judge, this can be a ground for reopening.


I agree with my colleague.

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Yes. Hire a lawyer to reopen the case.

good luck!