Seeing a loved one get arrested because of immigration issues can take a toll on even the strongest of individuals. It is important t note that all countries have rules and regulations governing immigration, and what leads to arrests is the failure to follow the rules. Being arrested is not the end for your loved one since there are steps you can take to secure their release. Your loved one can be released by immigration and customs officers if you secure an immigration bond. An immigration bond gives the detainee freedom until the determination of their case. Immigration detainees are either released on the basis of personal recognizance by custom officials or upon payment of the set bond amount. This article seeks to delve deeper into immigration bonds.
There are two classifications of immigration bods. Both types are available to all illegal residents of the country where they are arrested so long as they do not pose a threat to the safety of the people, or national security. The two types of immigration bonds are; voluntary departure bond and delivery bond.
A voluntary departure bond gives the illegal immigrant a choice to leave the country where they are detained, and at their own expense. The relevant customs and immigration body will then check to see if you have indeed left the country, and only repay the bond if you have. You will lose your bond if you do not leave at the agreed-upon time.
A delivery bond is different from a voluntary departure bond in that it is made available for individuals who need immigration judges or officials to make rulings on whether or not they qualify for release on bail. People who qualify for delivery bonds have arrest warrants and notices on custody conditions. Delivery bonds are issued to ensure that all illegal immigrants show up before a judge on the agreed-upon date. Delivery bonds are important because they allow people who do not have all the necessary papers to spend time with their families rather than await trial in jail cells.
There is no standard cost of immigration bonds since the cost is determined by either an immigration judge or a customs official upon the consideration of several factors. Your criminal history, employment status, and family ties will determine how much you pay for an immigration bond. Immigration judges reserve the right to increase the cost of immigration bonds if one attempts to run away before their court hearing. Surety bonds and cash bonds are used to pay for immigration bonds. You can get a surety bond if you cannot come up with the money to pay for the immigration bond o your own.