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Mevorah Law Offices LLC
630-932-9100
DuPage County Attorneys

LOMBARD

900 E. Roosevelt Road, Lombard, IL 60148

Phone: 630-932-9100

BLOOMINGDALE

134 N. Bloomingdale Road, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

Phone: 630-529-4761

ST. CHARLES

333 N. Randall Road, Suite 104, St. Charles, IL 60175

Phone: 630-443-0600

JOLIET

58 N. Chicago Street, Suite 500, Joliet, IL 60432

Phone: 815-727-4500

CHICAGO

105 W. Madison Street, Suite 2200, Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 630-932-9100

DuPage County Immigration Detention Attorneys

Skilled Assistance for Non-U.S. Citizens Detained by ICE in Illinois

Non-U.S. Citizens are sometimes arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for immigration violations. In addition, some immigrants are arrested by state or local law enforcement agencies and detained and turned over to ICE for questioning. ICE detentions or detainers can be among the most terrifying experiences an immigrant can undergo. There is great uncertainty about the process and what will happen in the future, whether they will be separated from their family, or worse. If you or a family member has been arrested and/or detained by ICE, it is imperative to speak with an experienced immigration lawyer as soon as possible, so you understand your rights and options.

At Mevorah Law Offices LLC, we have several decades of combined experience helping clients in Chicago and throughout Northern Illinois with all immigration matters. Our award-winning attorneys frequently represent clients for ICE detention/detainers, deportation/removal and all other types of criminal issues and immigration. We have extensive knowledge of the detention process, your rights as a detainee and what is necessary to secure a positive outcome in your case. We put our experience to work to give immigrants a strong voice and the skilled representation they deserve when dealing with large and intimidating government agencies.

Arrested by ICE or Local Law Enforcement

There are several ways a non-U.S. citizen can wind up in the custody of ICE. For example, some are arrested directly by ICE during workplace raids or in their own homes. In other cases, state or local police may arrest you for criminal or even traffic violations. In the latter instance, if local law enforcement suspects you are an undocumented immigrant, they may contact ICE. In most cases, ICE will file a detainer asking law enforcement to hold you for an additional 48 hours so you can be questioned. If ICE does not take custody of you before the 48 hours is up, you are supposed to be released.

Once you are in the custody of ICE, a deportation officer will question you to determine if removal proceedings should be initiated. If proceedings are initiated, you will be served with a Notice to Appear (NTA) before an immigration judge. The deportation officer will also decide whether or not to grant you an immigration bond; an amount of money that can be paid to the court to secure your release and allow you to return to your U.S. residence while removal proceedings are pending. If you are considered a low risk of missing your removal hearing and not considered a danger to the community, you are more likely to be granted a bond.

Know Your Rights, Call an Attorney at 630-932-9100630-932-9100

When facing an ICE detention or detainer, you have the right to remain silent and the right to refuse to answer any questions on the grounds they may incriminate you. You also have the right to one free telephone call. If asked any questions, do NOT volunteer any information and do NOT sign any statements. Instead, ask for your free phone call and contact our skilled Illinois immigration lawyers at 630-932-9100630-932-9100.
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Whether you are going through a divorce, injured in an accident, need to file a workers' compensation claim, charged with a crime, immigrating to the United States, or need to file for bankruptcy, Mevorah Law Offices LLC can help. Our trial lawyers have over 35 years of experience helping clients throughout Northern Illinois from five offices in Lombard, Bloomindale, Joliet, St. Charles, and Chicago.

Steven Mevorah has assembled experienced attorneys under one roof so that his clients need not search for a new attorney each time they need help. Mr. Mevorah has also established a wide network of additional attorneys so that his clients merely need to stop by Mevorah Law Offices LLC to find the attorney they need.

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