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Deportation and Removal

Deportation, referred to as "removal" in legal terms, occurs when the federal government orders that a non-citizen be removed from the United States. This can happen for different reasons, but typically occurs after the immigrant violates immigration laws or the more serious criminal laws. This section gives a broad overview of the deportation process, as well as some of the forms of relief available that may prevent deportation. Educating yourself about deportation will help you avoid the pitfalls that may cause deportation, and may allow you to stay in the U.S. if you do find yourself in deportation proceedings.

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