Importance of Immigration Bonds
If one of your friend or relatives has been arrested and detained for immigration purposes, then in order to have a temporary release, an immigration bond will help a lot to free from custody until her court appearance. The Immigration and Custom Enforcement Agency personnel are very aggressive to arrest and detaining foreign nationals, and the only government organization to do the task to enforce the immigration laws. The arrested or detained person, through personal recognizance is released due to the capacity that this agency invested in them. Or otherwise, the immigration judge has set the amount of the bail bond for a temporary liberty. This immigration bond in allowed to any individual involve to gain access of temporary release from detention while their case is progressing through the court and if they meet the certain qualification. Some types of bond are discussed below to benefit you from the arresting officers.
As long as the detainee is not considered as a national threat for public safety, two types of immigration bond are available to use to any illegal aliens.
A delivery bond is issued by the immigration judge may be eligible to any detained immigrant. Most importantly, the purpose of this delivery bond is when the detainee will receive an arrest warrant, he has the assurance to face and attend the immigration hearing. It allows the detainee to spend time with family and have a time to talk to his immigration legal consultant regarding court matters.
In some cases, detainees are given the freedom to go outside the country at their own expense for a specific period of time when availing this voluntary departure bond. This voluntary departure bond is refundable, when paid in full to the immigration agency, but will be forfeited if the person fails to leave.
Any of the two will decide the amount of the bond, either the ICE or the immigration judge will set the amount of the bond and the amount will be increase or decrease based on the following factor that includes person’s immigration status, criminal history, employment situation and family ties. One should importantly put in his mind that sometimes it takes a year or longer for the government to return the bond money to the person who posted it.
There are two ways to pay for an immigration bond, the surety bond and the cash bond. The surety bond will be shouldered by the immigration bond agent for your behalf and charge the extra amount for their service that is non refundable. In other hand, the family of the detainees can pay the bond directly to the ICE in full amount that can be refunded once the detainee has attended all the mandatory hearing sets in court.