Motions to Reopen an Immigration Law Case
Put Your Case in the Hands of a New York City Attorney
If you have been placed in deportation proceedings, there are still legal options available to you. By submitting a motion to reopen your case, it may be possible to introduce new evidence and have a court grant it to you. By working with the Law Office of Patricia M. Machado, P.C., you will have an experienced immigration lawyer on your side who understands how to strengthen your case.
Can I Reopen My Immigration Case?
Yes, you may reopen your case if the final decision on your deportation case was unfavorable. In fact, you are able to file a motion to reopen even if your case is not eligible for an appeal. If you are considering this, speak with our office immediately. Motions to reopen need to be filed within a 90 day period, so it’s important that you contact the Law Office of Patricia M. Machado, P.C. as soon as possible.
How Do I File a Motion to Reopen?
To file a motion to reopen after being deported because you missed you Immigration hearing you must prove:
- Extraordinary circumstances caused you to miss your immigration hearing.
- Ineffective assistance of a past attorney.
- The Notice to Appear with the time and date was sent to an incorrect address or not sent at all and you did not receive it..
Years of Experience & Affordable Representation
There are many benefits to having legal representation in your case. The legal system can be complicated and confusing. With our firm on your side, you have an advocate to attend meetings, adhere to timelines, review any paperwork, and provide strong guidance each step of the process. Many times a simple mistake or lack of legal knowledge can be the reason a case is lost.
With an immigration lawyer in Manhattan on your side, you greatly increase your chances of a positive outcome. We have decades of experience handling legal cases and working in the local court system. Start with a consultation where we can review your case and provide an honest opinion on whether or not you have any legal options.
To seek out legal representation that puts you first, contact the Law Office of Patricia M. Machado, P.C. online or call (646) 355-1560.