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You mean he entered the U.S. illegally after a deportation?
Ok. I understand. Yes, I believe he was deported in 1987 or 1988 for 5 years but we are not sure, there is a document signed by a judged, so we assume that is it. He returned around 11 or 12 months later.
Keep in mind, that in order to qualify, it is ONLY the hardship of a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident spouse or parent that counts. The hardship of children does not count.
I would wait until immigration reform comes out that I am truly hoping will be there year. Unfortunately, there is no way to know when it will come out and who it will help, but I think he should wait. Please let me know if you have additional questions and please do not forget to rate my service to you (not the state of the law) as that is the only way that I can get credit for my assistance. Even after you rate the service, I can still answer additional questions for you without additional charge. If you do rate me positively, a bonus is always appreciated. If you would like to request me in the future, just go to http://www.justanswer.com/law/expert-guillermosenmartin/. Thank you!
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