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What do we do before an ice judge if we cant afford a lawyer?

1 Answers. Asked on Dec 28th, 2011 on Immigration - Georgia
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My boyfriend is a perminate resident in ice custody for a violation of a TPO,and a pending charge of a terristic threat.He has 2 misdemeaners and a pending felony charge that is supposed to be reduced.We were wondering if we have a chance to fight this due to these aggravated felonies?His mother was killed in the country that he was from.and he has 2 us citizen children. he has lived here for 22years.Were at a loss and need some advise please
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Doreen A. Emenike at Law Offices of Doreen A. Emenike
Licenced in CA
Answered on Jan 12th, 2012 at 3:41 PM

Hello Anonymous,

Generally, in removal proceedings where a person has criminal convictions, it is very important to seek competent legal representation. If you or your family cannot afford to hire a lawyer personally, you may want to see if you can find a pro-bono attorney. Some immigration courts have a list of agencies or attorneys who will represent you without a fee and can provide you with this list upon request. Good luck.

Notes: This information is of a general nature and is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation.


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