Category Archives: Immigration Court Boston

Boston Deportation Lawyer: Welcome to new home of Boston ICE Detention and Removal in Burlington, Massachusetts

Boston deportation or a removal hearing in Immigration Court often begins with a visit from U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement (ICE). For the unfamiliar, these are the guys that deport people. The immigration raid in New Bedford, Massachusetts was a fine example of the handiwork of ICE. If you are a green card holder but have a criminal conviction, you may have to contend with ICE. Overstayed your student (F1) or visitor visa (B1/B2)? ICE is the immigration agency you should fear. In late 2007, U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement moved its Office of Detention and Removal (DRO) from the 17th Floor of the JFK Federal Building in Boston, MA to a new facility in Burlington, Massachusetts. READ MORE

Boston Immigration Court – Outlook for 2009

As a deportation attorney in Boston, I frequently appear in Immigration Court Currently, I serve as a liaison to the Boston's Immigration Court, Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR), on behalf of the New England Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Looking into my crystal ball, here are some positive changes that I personally predict are coming to Boston's Immigration Court in 2009: Boston gets a new Immigration Judge: It is anticipated that in 2009 Boston will have a new immigration judge. I will post more news on our new IJ as soon as her appointment is made official. Boston will get a new Immigration Court rooms: The space on the 3rd floor of the JFK Federal building, formerly occupied by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), is being renovated as an additional Immigration Court room. An extra court room and a seventh Immigration Judge should help ease the Immigration Court's crushing docket of immigration cases. READ MORE

Tips on how to post an immigration bond in Boston, Massachusetts

Congratulations! An Immigration Judge in Boston just ordered the release of your friend or loved one with an immigration bond. He or she will be released from the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement soon after you post your immigration bond. As an attorney specializing in deportation defense, I routinely represent detained immigrants in Immigration Court in Boston. I can offer you the following suggestions to help make the process of posting an immigration bond a more hassle-free experience. READ MORE