Deportation Information

Basic Information on Deportation and Removal

Deportation - - or more properly "removal" is the action by which the government removes an alien from the United States.  The typical process of removal begins with the issuance of a Notice to Appear. A notice to appear is a form, I-831, and sets out the government's allegations as to the alien's status and reasons they are removable from the United States. This is an important document to show your attorney as soon as possible.