December 18, 2018 Substantive Law

Expectations of an Immigration Hearing: How to Prepare, Part 1

By Julie Houth

The need for immigration lawyers has grown exponentially, especially with the continuous change in immigration laws. Although the terms immigration and deportation are often in the news, many people are unaware of the legal procedures that are associated with U.S. immigration laws. This article intends to provide a guide for the process and the expectations of an immigration hearing and how to prepare for it, whether in the capacity of an attorney or for someone required to interact with the Immigration Court. This article is part one of an ongoing series and also provides perspective from current immigration attorneys in the field located in various areas of the country. Part two of this series will appear in the next issue of the GPSolo eReport.

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