Immigration Blog


January 3, 2020

Stopping a Deportation/Removal: Stay of Removal – i-246

Form i-246 is used to stay a removal (deportation) so it is for someone who already has a removal (deportation) order. It is used as a last ditch effort to request that a person with a removal (deportation) order be allowed to stay in the United States. The fee for this form is $155 postal money order […]


December 28, 2019

Three Year Cancellation of Removal for NonLegal Permanent Residents – E42b – 3 Year Vawa Cancellation of Removal

There are two types of Cancellation of Removal (E42b) that a person can apply for in Immigration Court (Executive Office for Immigration Review):  3 year VAWA Cancellation of Removal and 10 year Cancellation of Removal. This form of relief is sometimes referred to as E42b. It’s applied for on EOIR Form E42b and can only […]


December 4, 2019

Marijuana and Immigration Don’t Mix

Under Federal Law, Marijuana is a Schedule 1 substance – this is the same category as Heroin. Ten states have legalized Marijuana – including California, Oregon and Washington – yet it remains illegal federally. Canada has also legalized marijuana. Don’t be fooled by Marijuana being legal in 10 U.S. states or by it being legal in another country. The […]


November 28, 2019

ISAP – Intensive Supervision Appearance Program

Many of our clients in deportation proceedings must check in with ISAP. ISAP stands for Intensive Supervision Appearance Program. Most of our clients on ISAP have entered the USA and are applying for asylum. The US Government contracts out the supervision & tracking of some people in deportation proceedings. ISAP assists the US government in […]


November 22, 2019

LPR Cancellation

Mistakes in your past, may haunt you in your future, See how this Bailey Immigration client was a resident for over 20 years before a CBP officer at the border put him in removal proceedings. Toni came to Bailey Immigration after returning from a trip abroad. He was a Mexican national who would travel back […]


November 6, 2019

What happens after I get arrested by ICE?

It is a scary time for undocumented immigrants. Doing nothing is not the answer though. Speak with an experienced and knowledgeable immigration attorney today to find out if a green card is a possibility for you. Sometimes, getting arrested by ICE may be in your favor and can result in your green card, but the […]


October 15, 2019

Ten Year Cancellation of Removal (E42b) & Asylum i589

E42b Ten Year Cancellation of Removal In this day and age, many undocumented immigrants fear being detained and deported. Unfortunately, President Trump’s administration has instilled fear and anxiety throughout the nation for all immigrants and even those in the country with legal status. Should you find yourself detained or placed in Immigration Court Proceedings (EOIR), […]


October 1, 2019

Sometimes being placed in Deportation Court (EOIR) can be a blessing in disguise

Our client Felipe was placed in deportation proceedings after pleading guilty to a DUI. Felipe lived in the United States for over a decade after entering at the USA/Mexico border without inspection. He came to the United States to escape poverty, provide for his parents in Mexico & for a hopeful future. Felipe found a […]


September 25, 2019

Public Charge

Our current administration has issued a regulation that allows them to deny legal residency to a person if they feel they will become a public charge (reliant on government funds to survive). This regulation does not go into effect until October 3, 2019, and it only affects people who are receiving benefits after October 3, […]


September 8, 2019

A U-Visa Case Gives Status To the Entire Family

See how this family of six were all granted U visa status and would go onto become residents of the USA. **If you have been a victim of a crime, which occurred in the USA, you reported the crime to authorities and cooperated in the investigation, you may be eligible for a U Visa. Bailey […]