Who Ends Up in Removal Proceedings?
By: Richard Hanus, Esq. Published: March 9, 2013 With over 11 million+ undocumented individuals living in the U.S. and only a fraction of that population currently the subject of removal proceedings, a commonly asked question is: how does one become unlucky enough to end up under the radar of immigration authorities and placed in removal proceedings? Firstly, the vast majority of folks in the U.S. without immigration status generally evade detection, and that’s because, they generally steer clear of criminal activity. If you are in the U.S. living and working without immigration status (which, by the way, is not criminal behavior), and are otherwise abiding by our nation’s laws, there is […]