You cannot file for Adjustment of Status with USCIS if he is detained and in removal proceedings. You have to first file an I-130 and hopefully you already did that. With that, you should be able to file an I-246 Stay of Removal which can be found here:
Then if his removal case had been closed, you have to file a Motion To Reopen the case with the ICE attorney or perhaps the Immigration Judge and ask them to reopen the case. This is the hardest part of his case. It is complicated to get a Motion To Reopen approved. So it is best to use an attorney. If that attorney has done such a bad job, it would be better for you to go to http://www.ailalawyer.com/ and find another attorney. If you can get the case reopened, everything should work out fine. If not, then he will be deported. Please let me know if you have any additional questions. I would be happy to answer them for you without additional charge, if not, please do not forget to click ACCEPT. That is the only way that I can get paid a small percentage of your deposit. If you do not click accept, the website gets all of your deposit and I get nothing. When you click accept, you are not charged again and we can continue to communicate without additional charge if you have a few follow-up questions. If you would like to request me in the future, just put my name on the subject line. Positive feedback for my service to you (not the state of the law as it is) is always appreciated as well as any bonus if you think I deserve it. Thank you.
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