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Lawyer for Immigration Bond Hearings in Houston

Aggressive Legal Help for Detainees in Texas

If you or a loved one has been detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), you are most likely anxious to get released back to your family. Immigration detention can be a very stressful and frightening experience and you will need not only the support of your family but that of an experienced immigration attorney as well.

Phone our firm for a consultation about your detention case at (713) 597-5642 today. You can also contact us online.

In order to be released quickly, you will need to pay a bond to the court. You may request a bond hearing with the immigration judge. At Galaviz Law Firm, PLLC, we can prepare and submit a motion to the judge for such a hearing making your case as to why it should be allowed. Our Houston attorney is highly-experienced in all immigration matters, including those involving detention, bond hearings, and deportation proceedings in court.

Immigration Bond Hearings in Texas

A bond is like an insurance policy that states that you will appear at all future court dates. If you fail to do so, the amount of money you or your family put up for the bond will be forfeited.

Not everyone detained by immigration officials will be allowed a bond order to obtain their immediate release. What happens at this point will depend on your current status, the reasons you were detained, and other factors involved in your case. Certain individuals will not be granted a bond order if they fall into specific categories.

Those who are not eligible for a bond include:

  • Non-citizens attempting to re-enter the U.S. after being outside the country
  • Those who have entered the U.S. unlawfully
  • Saboteurs, spies, and terrorists
  • Those with criminal convictions, such as drug crimes, violent crimes, and crimes of moral turpitude

Should you qualify for a bond, the immigration judge will decide whether or not to grant you the bond based on the facts of your case and whether or not you present a flight risk or a danger to national security. Factors that the judge will consider are your family ties here, record of employment, criminal history, and whether you qualify for any type of deportation relief, such as a waiver. Should your bond order be granted, the judge will decide the amount that you will need to put up for the bond.

For legal assistance with bond hearings, contact Galaviz Law Firm, PLLC at (713) 597-5642. Our Houston immigration attorney is always available.

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    Abraham J Galaviz

    Founding Attorney

    Abraham is very passionate about his work. He empathizes with Clients because he knows that his parents once traveled the same road his clients are now traveling. The people he helps all have a story behind them. He knows that his clients want the opportunity to work and have a better future. 

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  • Thanks Galaviz you beat the case!

    “This is a young honest lawyer that won’t hesitate to go above and beyond. The reason I’m saying this is because, I went to other lawyer agency’s and they told me my case would be difficult, expensive ...”

    - Leo G.
  • We guarantee you; you hire Galaviz, he will have your best interest at heart.

    “My husband is a UNITED STATE NATURALIZED CITIZEN and Galaviz is to thank for his honesty, hard work, and patience.”

    - Marivel H.
  • Mr. Galaviz gave me the hope I lacked at times and thanks to all his hard work and dedication my husband is now home with us.

    “He answered all my questions and was honest with me.”

    - Christin K.
  • Thanks to Mr.Galaviz, our family is complete again!

    “Thanks to Mr.Galaviz, our family is complete again!”

    - Cindy M.
  • Thank again for helping my mother get her residency.

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    - Ericka H.
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The Results that Matter

  • Charge Reduced Released on Bond

    Judge grants a reasonable bond after proving client was not subject to mandatory detention for previous criminal history.

  • Charge Reduced Removal Defense / Adjustment of Status

    Case terminated and Lawful Permanent Resident status granted for the wife of U.S. Combat Veteran.

  • Case Dismissed Arrested for Possession of Marijuana

    Arrested for possession of 1,300 pounds of marijuana and in danger of deportation.

  • Lawful Permanent Resident Keeps Green Card Possession of 862 Pounds of Marijuana.

    Client was arrested and convicted of Possession of more than 800 pounds of Marijuana in the Rio Grand Valley, and sentenced to several years in State Jail.

  • Lawful Permanent Resident Keeps Green Card Medicaid Fraud - Loss was more than $10,000

    Immigration Officials placed Client in removal proceedings because she had previously been convicted of Medicaid Fraud – more than $10,000, which is an aggravated felony.

  • Lawful Permanent Resident Status Won Alien in Possession of Firearm - Aggravated Felony

    Client was arrested and charged in Federal Court for the offense of Alien in Possession of a Firearm – an Aggravated Felony for immigration purposes.

  • Lawful Permanent Resident Keeps Green Card Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon on a Police Officer

    Immigration Officials placed Client in removal proceedings because of a previous conviction for – Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon on a Police Officer.

  • Charges Dismissed Client Released from Custody Practice Area Removal Defense / Immigration Detention

    Accused with 3 DWI charges and in danger of being deported after being a permanent resident for 34 years.

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At Galaviz Law we understand first hand what you're going though.

Having parents who have gone through the immigration process, has not only allowed us to be more compassionate and understanding but has also given us a more competitive advantage. Our success rate speaks for itself. We're here to help you.