Deportation Defense Attorney in San Francisco and San Jose
Threatened with Deportation?
You have received a Notice to Appear in immigration court charging you
as facing deportation from the United States. The idea of appearing before
an immigration judge can be intimidating, even terrifying. Now you must
fight to remain in the United States. When immigration trouble strikes,
you need a
San Francisco and San Jose deportation attorney with the skill, experience, and dedication to successfully keep you in
the U.S. You want a law firm that will respect you as a client and understands
your needs. Our legal team will take a personal interest in your case,
and work tirelessly to fight against deportation and keep your family
San Francisco and San Jose Deportation Defense Lawyer
At Daniel Shanfield, Esq. Immigration Defense, we help clients in San Francisco,
San Jose and throughout Northern California area fight deportation. Our
lead attorney, Mr. Shanfield, is a former Immigration and Naturalization
Service (INS) attorney and prosecutor. After 14 years in practice, Daniel
has been rated a Northern California Immigration "Super Lawyer"
by San Francisco Magazine. He has an AVVO 10/10 rating and is judged "Superb"
in experience, industry recognition and professional conduct. Our firm
is dedicated to keeping families together and protecting their residency
in the United States. We take the time to listen to our clients, and will
work with you to build a strong deportation defense.
Actions to Prevent Deportation
Here are just a few of the legal strategies we use to prevent deportation:
Bond Redetermination Hearings: If you are in immigration custody on an ICE hold, our office can successfully
argue that you should be released from ICE detention because you are not
subject to 236(c) mandatory detention and do not pose a flight risk or
danger to the community and national security.
Motions to Terminate: We argue to the Immigration Judge that the Government has failed to prove
its charges of deportability or inadmissibility.
Waiver of Inadmissibility: This is a petition to allow a client to stay in the country despite the
client's failure to meet all immigration requirements.
Cancellation of Removal Proceedings for Permanent Residents/212(c) waiver: We argue at the removal hearing that a client needs to keep or obtain
permanent residency for humanitarian reasons, even though the client has
a criminal background.
Adjustment of Status: We seek residency status for our client through connection to a U.S.
citizen or permanent resident family member.
Asylum: We help clients obtain asylum where they have a reasonable fear of returning
to their country.
Request for Exercise of Prosecutorial Discretion: We ask ICE to withhold prosecution for humanitarian reasons and a client's
low-priority status for deportation.
Contact a deportation defense attorney in San Francisco and San Jose
at our firm for vigorous defense against deportation.