Deportation is the act of removing an individual from a country upon legal decree or force. Primarily, deportation is a kind of punishment for those deemed undesirable for a country or location, commonly due to criminal activity. A person can also be deported because of failure to abide by the laws mandated by their visa or have illegal entrance into a country. It is also possible for a person be deported from a country for holding a religious belief or involvement in a social movement that goes against that governing nation.
Speaking with an El Paso immigration law firm can help if you feel that you are unnecessarily at risk of deportation. Many countries have clearly stated rules for deportation purposes, which can be help all citizens in avoiding deportation. In some cases of criminal behavior, a person may seek for expulsion as a way to avoid a sentence of life in prison or death. Deportation from a country does not necessarily mean that the person cannot return as a visitor to the country they were deported from. Deportation just means that a person can no longer be a resident of that country along with other restrictions, which an El Paso immigration law firm can explain for citizens along our border region.
Smaller regions within a country like a state or province usually do not have the authority to enforce deportation upon a person, historically this would be known as being exiled or banished from a specific area within a nation. Seeking legal counsel is best for anyone facing deportation. There is often a split among relatives and assets when a deportation decree is delivered. Reasons for deportation are considered as “fair” based upon the culture of the nation seeking a person to be removed from their territory.
For more information on an immigration attorney in El Paso, feel free to contact Lopez & Associates today at (915) 996-9070 or visit our office located at 915 Huckleberry El Paso, Texas 79903