If you or a loved one is in ICE custody or currently detained in an Immigration Detention Center, you may request release through a Bond Hearing with an Immigration Judge.
Who can apply for a Bond Hearing?
Any person currently detained in Immigration Detention Center or in ICE custody.
What is considered during a Bond Hearing?
In a bond hearing, the immigration judge considers whether the detainee poses a danger to the community and if a flight risk exists. In granting the bond, the Immigration Judge will make sure that upon the detainee’s release he will not be part of any wrong doing to property or people and that he will attend and comply with any and all court proceedings.
What is reasonable amount for a Bond?
The Immigration Judge will determine what is a reasonable bond from the facts and history of each individual detainee on a case by case basis. Bond’s usually range between $5,000 and $25,000, depending on the judge’s discretion.
Who is barred from receiving a Bond?
Generally, you will not be allowed to receive a bond if you:
- Are an arriving alien*
- Have committed a crime involving moral turpitude
- Have committed an aggravated felony
- Have been previously deported
(*You may receive a Parole or be Released on own Recognizance from ICE.)
What government fees are required?
How can we start the application process?
What supporting documents need to be included?
Once you come in for a free initial confidential consultation, our office will provide you with a complete checklist which will be made part of your case file.