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What is the U Nonimmigrant Visa for Victims of Crime?

By VisaPlace Immigration News Contributor- RachelFebruary 20, 2018
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Oftentimes, immigrants in the United States illegally avoid contacting law enforcement officials out of fear they will be deported. This holds true even in cases where the illegal immigrant is the victim of a serious crime, such as domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, etc. The U nonimmigrant visa exists to protect these individuals, allowing […]

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Child of Undocumented American Immigrant Arrested After Speaking Out

By Ella BergquistMarch 3, 2017
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PSA: If you are at risk of deportation READ THIS and seek legal help On Wednesday, March 1st, there was a news conference in Jackson, Mississippi about the unchanging immigration system. A young girl, Daniela Vargas, 22, was one of the people who spoke about undocumented immigrants who want legal status. She was arrested after […]

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How to Defend Yourself From Immigration Raids

By Ella BergquistFebruary 17, 2017
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Recently the raids of undocumented criminals have started in cities across America. Many undocumented immigrants, without a criminal record, are wondering what they should do if an ICE agent comes to your door. What immigrant advocates want you to do if ICE agents come to your door The sudden and unexpected deportation of the undocumented […]

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4 Things You Must Do When You’ve Overstayed Your Visa in the US

By Michael NirenMay 17, 2016
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You may think that overstaying your visa in the US isn’t a big deal. “Who’s going to catch me?” you think, “I won’t face any harsh consequences.” That mindset can get you into a great deal of trouble. There can be serious consequences to overstaying your US visa, especially if the stay is for a […]

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Deportation From Canada – Procedure and Options

By Michael NirenJuly 20, 2014
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Deportation From Canada – Procedure and Options (Below is a transcription of this video) Hi, this is Michael Niren, an immigration lawyer and founder of visaplace.com. Today I want to talk about deportation from Canada. There are many people facing deportation or who have been deported, but you still have options. It is very important […]

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Can I Return to Canada After Deportation?

By Michael NirenApril 11, 2014
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Can I Return to Canada After Deportation? on YouTube (Below is a transcription of this video) Hello, my name is Michael Niren. I’m an immigration lawyer and founder of VisaPlace.com. Today I’m going to talk to you about what happens if you are deported from Canada and wish to return. This is an unfortunate situation for many […]

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Can Justin Bieber Be Deported from the US?

By Michael NirenFebruary 28, 2014
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(Below is a transcription of this video) Hi, this is Michael Niren, immigration lawyer and founder of VisaPlace.com. So what’s going on with Justin Bieber and the petition to have him deported from the United States? If you’ve heard in the news, and most people have heard about this, he was charged with reckless driving. […]

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How Can Someone Born In Canada be Deported From Canada?

By Michael NirenDecember 21, 2012
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Canada offers birthright citizenship, as do many other countries in the world – including the United States. What birthright citizenship means is that anyone born on Canadian soil automatically becomes a Canadian citizen. But did you know, someone who has been born in Canada can still be deported? It’s a very rarely-used and little-known law […]

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What Are Removal Orders in Canada?

By Michael NirenSeptember 28, 2012
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A removal order is issued when someone is convicted of breaching the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act in Canada. If you have committed a crime or are in Canada fraudulently, you could be issued a removal order. Types of Removal Orders From Canada The Canada Border Services Agency is responsible for carrying out removal orders. […]

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Deported from Canada? How to Get Back from a Deportation

By Michael NirenMay 21, 2012
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How To Get Back to Canada When a person breaches the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, they can be deported from Canada. There are several ways one can be deported from Canada, including committing crimes or overstaying visas and being caught. The Canada Border Services Agency is responsible for removing people from Canada who have […]

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Are You Marrying a Canadian Citizen? Deportation May Be in the Cards…

By Michael NirenJanuary 18, 2012
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Many people mistakenly think that marrying a Canadian citizen automatically grants them Canadian citizenship or permanent residence in Canada, but this is not the case. In fact, not properly following suit after you marry a Canadian citizen can result in your deportation from Canada. Woman Being Deported From Canada After Living in Canada 15 Years A […]

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Toronto Student Deported from Canada

By Michael NirenJanuary 7, 2011
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Toronto student deported from Canada to Mexico We reported earlier about a Mexican student facing deportation in Toronto. A Toronto student whose refugee claims were denied and paperwork improperly completed has been deported from Canada, despite the community and various non-profit organizations rallying around him in support. Daniel Garcia’s immigration lawyer died between filing his […]