EOIR Processes / Removal Proceedings
Voluntary DepartureDuring immigration proceedings you may voluntarily choose to leave the United States instead of being deported. In this type of immigration court proceeding, you are agreeing to leave the United States by a specific date.
Asylum, Withholding of Removal and Convention Against Torture
For individuals who fear persecution if they are forced to return to their home country, asylum or withholding of removal proceedings in Immigration Court may be an option for relief.
Cancellation of Removal
An application for Cancellation of Removal can only be filed in Immigration Court. This is a form of discretionary relief that will allow a person who has been in the United States for a specific period of time who may otherwise be deportable to get a green card.
Special Immigrant Juvenile Status
Status given to children who have been abused, abandoned, neglected, or orphaned. If you are granted SIJS you may be eligible to apply for a green card.
Motions to Reopen
Motions to Reconsider or Reopen are requests filed with the Immigration Court asking them to reexamine a case that has already been ended or closed. Motions to Reopen may be filed in situations where there has not been proper notice of a hearing or you have missed a hearing because of an emergency.