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Deportation defense can help prevent trouble for migrants

Citizens of New York are certainly no strangers to recent news pertaining to immigration. A recent government crackdown on undocumented immigrants has resulted in thousands of deportations in the past few months. While U.S. immigration law may seem unclear, penalties for not following procedure can be severe. When it is announced that a person will be sent out of the country, immigrants and their families may need to plan to present a deportation defense case. 

Recently, a pair of journalists travelled to Mexico to follow up with people who had been deported. They found that many of the people they interviewed had previously lived in the United States. It was the country they called home, and they had friends, families, jobs and lives here. Many of them expressed that they felt out of place in Mexico and that the new surroundings were quite foreign. 

New York has long been a beacon to immigrants from all over the world. It is one of the most diverse states in the nation, and many people choose The Empire State as the location to begin their American dreams. In addition to the struggles faced by people who have been deported, the people they leave behind in America also suffer emotionally as they try to come to grips with the fact that someone they love has been sent away. 

When immigrants and their loved ones suspect they may need to present a deportation defense in an attempt to remain in the United States, they may feel as though they don't know where to turn to begin. For many, it can be a help to consult an attorney experienced in immigration law. An attorney may be able to help families as they attempt to get their case in order and prevent the deportation of a loved one. 

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