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Habeas Corpus

Habeas Corpus

At Joseph & Hall P.C., our Colorado immigration lawyers have deep experience representing clients in habeas corpus cases. As nationally recognized immigration law specialists, we are driven to get results for our clients. If you believe that your loved one is being unlawfully detained by U.S. immigration authorities, our law firm can help. To schedule a fully private consultation with a top-rated immigration attorney, please call us today. 

Habeas Corpus and Immigration Law: What You Need to Know

Under American justice system, federal courts use a writ of habeas corpus in order to determine if a prisoner/detainee is being lawfully held by authorities. The right to bring a habeas corpus claim is foundational constitutional protection. In the context of immigration law, habeas corpus petitions are generally filed on behalf of an individual who is being held by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Most often, that person is facing deportation from the United States. Through a habeas corpus petition, a person can do two things: 

  • Challenge the validity of their detention; and
  • Challenge the validity of a removal order. 

A habeas corpus petition must be filed in the federal court that has jurisdiction over the individual. When successful, a petition results in a person being released from immigration custody and/or the termination of a deportation order.

How Our Colorado Immigration Law Attorneys can Help

Habeas corpus petitions are complicated. If you are preparing a petition, it is crucial that you get all of the small details rights. At Joseph & Hall P.C., we are a diligent, results-driven immigration law firm. We know these matters are highly time-sensitive. Among other things, our Colorado habeas corpus immigration attorneys are prepared to: 

  • Listen to your story and discuss your legal options;
  • Answer questions you have about habeas corpus and the litigation process; 
  • Investigate the issue—securing any relevant evidence; and
  • Prepare a habeas corpus petition to challenge an unlawful detention. 

We are committed to providing reliable solutions across a wide range of highly complex immigration matters. If you or your family member is currently being detained by ICE, you need a legal advocate who cares. Our Colorado federal immigration litigation lawyers will walk you through the process and help you forcefully challenge the unjust detention. 

Contact Our Colorado Federal Immigration Lawyers for Legal Guidance

At Joseph & Hall P.C., our Colorado immigration attorneys are skilled advocates for our clients. If you have questions about habeas corpus petitions, we are more than ready to help. Contact us now for a completely confidential case evaluation. With law offices in Aurora, Colorado Springs, and Frisco, we represent clients throughout Colorado. 


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