October 10, 2023
More than 1 million immigrants arrive in the United States every year. Today, approximately one in eight people living in the United States, or 40 million individuals, were not born here.
Immigration is a central component of America. But it is a complex, often challenging process to relocate to this country. This is especially true if your status is considered "illegal," which starts with an immigration master hearing.
Understanding the processes involved in this can be central to navigating the complex world of U.S. immigration. This article will tell you everything you need to know about an immigration master hearing. It will help you better understand what to expect from you or your loved one.
If you are an immigrant detained by a U.S. immigration enforcement agency, you are entitled to a hearing. This is called an "immigration master hearing."
This is where the government informs the detainee of their intended removal intentions and allows them to respond. An immigration master hearing is often referred to as a "master calendar hearing" or a "master hearing in immigration court."
A master hearing begins with a judge informing you of your rights during deportation proceedings. These include your right to have access to any low-cost or free legal services.
It also includes your right to present evidence in your defense. During this time, a judge may also set your bond.
After these preliminary legal matters, the hearing will move into the "trial" phase, where both sides can present evidence. The government will tell the court why the detainee should be removed. Then, your lawyer will have a chance to challenge that information and present the case for why you should not be deported.
There are several common reasons that allow detainees to successfully argue against deportation. A major one is if you qualify for a green card and one is available to you at the time of the hearing. For instance, if you arrived in the country "illegally," but are married to a U.S. citizen, the court will take this information into account.
Another common argument against deportation is if you came to the United States seeking asylum. This requires that you have fled your home country due to credible fear of persecution.
Similarly, you may not qualify for asylum, but a judge may conclude that deportation would threaten your life. Regardless of the reasons for wishing to remain in the United States, your attorney must present this information to the court in a clear and convincing way.
Now that you know what to expect from an immigration master hearing, you can plan accordingly. Remember, retaining professional assistance can go a long way toward bolstering your case.
Action Immigration Bonds & Insurance Services has been in business for more than 43 years. Our team of talented, multi-lingual immigration bond specialists is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to provide quality services to our clients. Reach out to us today to schedule a free consultation.
Our agents can tell you more about your particular needs.
Disclaimer - This is the website of ACTION Immigration Bonds & Insurance Services, Inc. Our postal address is 1133 SE 3rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 USA. Our toll free number is 1-800-940-8889. Each visitor to our website is assured that at no time will any of the information gathered here or by any other means be sold, distributed or otherwise given to any third party companies for any reason. Any information that we may collect is used solely by ACTION to improve our website, our services, product offerings and customer service. We do not make the email addresses, domain names or any other information of those who access our site available to any organizations not owned by ACTION Immigration Bonds & Insurance Services, Inc. Real testimonials used. Actor portrayal of customer used to protect their identity. REFERRAL COMMISSIONS ARE PAID ONLY TO PROPERLY LICENSED PROPERTY & CASUALTY AGENTS. NO COMMISSIONS ARE PAID TO AGENTS IN THE STATE OF UTAH.
Action Immigration Bonds and Insurance Services, Inc. charges a yearly management / maintenance premium of $245.00 and NO management premium in CA if case goes beyond 1 year.
© 2024. Action Immigration Bonds and Insurance Services, Inc.