Voluntary departure or order of deportation, which one is better? Which one will allow us more time in the United States. First let me start by saying we’ve had an immigration attorney for 7 years. My husbands is one of those that was ruled closed (judge didn’t side either way) then reopened after Trump became president. He has no form of relief available in U.S. (we have filed an I-130, but I know this doesn’t help). We are currently waiting to go back to court in February where they will set his individual hearing. We just paid another $4,500 to submit an asylum application that has a 1% chance of being approved. I’m looking to find out what will allow us the most time in the U.S. (hoping the law changes or something). We plan to move to Mexico but have a lot to do to make that happen (visas, real estate to sell, and adoption).
Pre-Hearing Voluntary Departure is usually preferable.
Have his lawyer explain this to you.
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You do not want to stay in the USA after you had been ordered deported. Hence the VD is a better idea.
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