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New York City Removal Defense Lawyers

Serving Clients in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and the U.S.

If you or a family member is facing deportation in a removal proceeding, don't give up. Never give up. We are the removal defense attorneys of Weisberg, Friedman & Klapisch, LLP, in Manhattan. We aggressively work to help people defend themselves against deportation. Our New York removal defense lawyers have more than 35 years of experience and a successful record of helping people prevent or cancel a removal order.

Removal Defense Strategies That Work

If you are facing removal, don't give up hope because we don't. Many people facing removal are unaware of effective legal defense strategies that are overlooked by the removal proceedings officers.

Some effective removal defense strategies include:

  • Time in the U.S.: If the immigrant has lived legally in the United States for seven years, and has maintained a green card for five years, a waiver may be obtained.
  • Non-permanent resident: If a non-permanent resident has lived in the United States for more than 10 years and has a parent, spouse or child who is either a permanent resident or a citizen, the non-permanent resident can obtain permanent residence through an application for cancellation of removal upon demonstrating extreme hardship to the qualifying resident.
  • Political asylum: This option is available for individuals who can show evidence that deportation to their country of origin will result in oppression, persecution or harm.
  • Prosecutorial discretion: We are not criminal law attorneys. We often work with immigrant criminal defense lawyers to help persuade prosecutors to dismiss or reduce criminal charges that could result in deportation and a severe hardship for the family.
  • Adjustment of status: In many cases, a person living in the U.S. on a temporary visa status may be able to have the status adjusted to a green card status, to eliminate deportation as a possible punishment for a criminal offense.
  • Waivers to overcome grounds of inadmissibility: If the immigrant's record reflects grounds of inadmissibility and has not been able to secure a legal visa to remain in the U.S., there may be several waiver options available to secure legal status.

This is just a brief summary listing of removal defense strategies that are often effective. We will evaluate your specific circumstances and give you an honest appraisal of how we can help you remain in the United States.

Call an Experienced Manhattan Deportation Defense Attorney

From our offices on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, our New York immigration and nationality lawyers provide legal advice and representation for clients throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and the United States. We also work with clients worldwide who are seeking application assistance through their local consulate. Call us at 212-696-2666 or contact us by e-mail to arrange an initial consultation with one of our New York City removal defense attorneys today.

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