What will happen after I am threatened with deportation in Texas?

On Behalf of | Jan 10, 2019 | Criminal Immigration

If you are threatened with deportation in the state of Texas, it is very likely that you will be worried about your future, and unsure about what will happen next. If this threat was made by the federal government, it is important that you take this threat very seriously and take the appropriate action as soon as possible.

A person can face deportation, otherwise known as removal, for a number of reasons. The reason will almost always relate to the violation of a criminal or immigration law. If you are not actually guilty of the law violation you have been accused of, you will be able to take action in order to defend your right to remain in the state of Texas legally.

What is the deportation process in the state of Texas?

The first thing that is likely to happen is that you will receive a Notice to Appear (NTA). This will give the reason for your removal and a hearing to discuss the matter will be scheduled. You will have the opportunity to delay the hearing in order to secure an attorney to help you with the case.

During the hearing, you have the opportunity to defend yourself for the violation that you have been accused of. The judge will have the responsibility of deciding whether the original reasoning on the NTA is accurate.

Even if the NTA is approved by the judge, you still have the opportunity to apply for relief from deportation in the state of Texas. It is important that you do not waste time in preventing your deportation.