Immigration Blog


January 30, 2020

Tragedies That Can Turn Out To Be A Path to Asylee Status

Tragedies That Can Turn Out To Be A Path to Asylee Status For many people who have been raised in the USA, it’s hard to fathom the tragedies and horrific events that occur outside our borders. It’s one of the main reasons immigrants choose to leave behind their homes, their country, their families and make […]


January 20, 2020

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) & Adjustment of Status To Legal Permanent Resident (green card holder)

Temporary Protected Status has existed for foreign nationals from countries that have experienced a Major Natural Disaster or Civil War. The following countries have had TPS: El Salvador, Guinea, Haiti, Honduras, Liberia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Sierra Leon, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Syria, & Yemen. With the Trump Administration threatening to end the TPS designation for many […]


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 11, 2019

I Lost At Immigration Court: Now What? APPEAL

I need a lawyer to appeal a loss at deportation court We can submit Board of Immigration Appeals and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals which are in the states of Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Hawaii, Arizona, Montana, Idaho and Alaska.  These don’t usually require court appearances, but do require a legal brief writing. Many of the questions […]


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), […]