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I was deported like 20 years ago but came back to the states

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a year after and have...
I was deported like 20 years ago but came back to the states a year after and have been working here ever since - I want to be legal again - is that possible
JA: Have you filed any paperwork with the USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) yet?
Customer: no
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: no this is my first time talking withanybody about it
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: Like?
Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Immigration Law
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Immigration Lawyer: Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq., Immigration Lawyer replied 6 months ago
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Immigration Lawyer: Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq., Immigration Lawyer replied 6 months ago

Sorry for the delay. I just ask that if it is bad news that you not shoot the messenger. Shooting the messenger is either leaving a negative rating (usually reserved for rude or unprofessional experts) or not leaving a positive rating at all.

The answer is that you probably will not be able to become legal unless you leave the U.S. and face a 10 year bar. What country are you from? Do you have a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident parent or spouse? What was the reason for your deportation? Any crimes? And how old were you when you entered the U.S. the second time? Please try to answer each question. Thank you.

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Immigration Lawyer: Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq., Immigration Lawyer replied 6 months ago

I do not know why you are not responding, but you are not charged per question, per response, nor per answer. So after I give you my answer, you can continue to ask me questions without additional charge until you are satisfied. I apologize if it is a site issue that you posted and the post did not go through.

What country are you from? Do you have a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident parent or spouse? What was the reason for your deportation? Any crimes? And how old were you when you entered the U.S. the second time? Please try to answer each question. Thank you.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I didnt respond because I dont need you anymore thank you. Please take me off your list I hope you will not charge my card anymore
Immigration Lawyer: Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq., Immigration Lawyer replied 6 months ago

You were probably charged but you can email *****@******.*** and ask for a refund. Good luck.

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