Can I return to the US after being deported? 13 Answers as of June 29, 2013

i would like to know if i can return to the u.s after being deported

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Law Offices of Brian D. Lerner, A PC
Law Offices of Brian D. Lerner, A PC | Brian David Lerner
*Permission to Reenter, Consulate Processing and Waiver of the 3/10 year bar * There are three packages that must be completed. The Consulate Processing, the Permission to Reenter and the Waiver of Inadmissibility. A Consulate Processing package needs to be done for the Family Petition. This is a petition that will allow your loved one to come to the U.S. Our firm can prepare the Consulate Processing package which goes through U.S. Immigration, the National Visa Center and then the Consulate, so it goes smoothly and correctly. A Waiver of Inadmissibility will have to be obtained. This is a package that will include a legal brief, forms, documents, exhibits and declarations. My firm can prepare the entire waiver, and attach all of the necessary documents. It will take several months for the decision, and if done correctly, there is a good chance of an approval. The Waiver essentially makes the ground of ineligibility (i.e., the 3/10 year bar) disappear so that the you will be allowed entry into the U.S. You will also need to have a Permission to Reenter done so that the deportation bar will be lifted. This is a complete package that goes to the District Director to allow entry into the U.S. many years prior to when the deportation order would allow.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 7/6/2012
Law Office of Rebecca White
Law Office of Rebecca White | Rebecca White
That will depend upon very specific circumstances. The short answer would be most likely yes, but it will take a significant amount of time to do so.
Answer Applies to: Washington
Replied: 7/3/2012
Law Office of Bijal Jani | Bijal Jani
Being able to return to the USA after deportation and how soon you can return is dependent on the circumstances of your deportation. You need to consult with an attorney who can review your particular circumstances.
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 6/28/2012
Pacifica Legal Services
Pacifica Legal Services | Floyd Fernandez
In most cases, no. But there are many exceptions. If you have committed a felony, highly unlikely.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 6/29/2013
Universal Law Group, Inc. | Francis John Cowhig
Possibly, but it will depend on why you were deported, when you were deported and whether you have the requisite grounds to be admitted into the U.S.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 6/28/2012
    Law Offices of Patricia M. Corrales
    Law Offices of Patricia M. Corrales | Patricia M. Corrales
    No. Generally, you can not return to the U.S. after an order of deportation. You will be faced with a 10 year legal bar from returning to the United States after a final order of removal. So, the question is: do you have a final order of removal? Were you ordered removed as a result of failing to appear for your immigration hearing? If so, were there exceptional circumstances beyond your control that precluded you from attending your immigration hearing? On a different note, where you ordered removed after presenting an application for relief from removal but having that application denied? If the latter, did you appeal the immigration judge's decision? A great deal of the answer to your question depends on the facts of your case. That said, the general rule is that you can not return to the U.S. after being deported for at least 10 years. There is a waiver you can apply for to try to come back sooner but again this waiver is discretionary and very fact specific. Thank you.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 6/28/2012
    Law Offices of Kenneth Wincorn P.C.
    Law Offices of Kenneth Wincorn P.C. | Kenneth Wincorn
    In most circumstances you can return after a waiting period that depends on the terms of your departure. Call me or another attorney to discuss your situation.
    Answer Applies to: Texas
    Replied: 6/28/2012
    Law Office of Pho Ethan Tran PLLC
    Law Office of Pho Ethan Tran PLLC | Pho Ethan Tran
    Why were you deported? Do you have anyone in the US who can petition for you? It's possible to return to the US after being deported as long as there is someone who can petition for you and you can overcome any inadmissibility issues through the filing of waivers.
    Answer Applies to: Texas
    Replied: 6/28/2012
    Bell, Nunnally & Martin, LLP | Karen-Lee Pollak
    If you satisfy the 3 or ten year bar. It also depends on the terms of your removal order.
    Answer Applies to: Texas
    Replied: 6/28/2012
    Montefalcon Law Offices
    Montefalcon Law Offices | Alberto G. Montefalcon, Jr.
    Generally, no. However certain waivers exist that my allow you to return to the US after being deported. Such waivers require that certain qualifications are met and decisions for such applications are mostly discretionary on the reviewing officer. You will need the assistance of a qualified immigration attorney to go through this process, as this is a rather complicated matter.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 6/28/2012
    The Law Offices of Kristy Qiu
    The Law Offices of Kristy Qiu | Mengjun Qiu
    If it was a voluntary deportation, you need a waiver before you can proceed with other immigration petitions. If you were deported involuntarily, however, you won't be able to do that within ten years.
    Answer Applies to: Florida
    Replied: 6/28/2012
    Law Offices of Grinberg and Segal
    Law Offices of Grinberg and Segal | Alexander Segal
    Unfortunately, the answer depends upon several factors such as the reason why you were deported, criminal record, unlawful presence, family ties to the U.S., etc. I would need more information about your circumstances before I could determine if you could potentially return to the U.S.
    Answer Applies to: New York
    Replied: 6/28/2012
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