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    Default Removal Proceedings the Children of a Naturalized Citizen

    Hello,

    Father is a naturalized US citizen. Mother is LPR. Their two oldest boys, 16 and 18 years old, were born and raised in Honduras (they were raised by grandparents). Father and mother obtained their US status after the boys were born.

    The two boys illegally crossed border into Texas in December 2007 and picked up by federal officers. The boys are Honduras citizens, but they also have birth certificates/passport from Nicaragua because their father was born there.

    If they will be subject to removal proceedings, what would be the best course of action to take? Is there any way to argue that the boys obtained derivative citizenship or LPR status? Because of the political unrest in Honduras, the parents of course do not want their boys to go back there. Is there any way to apply for a status with them remaining in the US?


    Thank you very much.

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    Default Re: Removal Proceedings for 2 Children (16 and 18) - Father is Naturalized U.S. Citiz

    They were caught two years ago, attempting to enter illegally, and they now want to try to claim asylum? it's a bit late. Why didn't their parents follow the law, and attempt to bring them into the U.S. legally, rather than setting up this unfortunate scenario?

    Are you telling us that they're citizens of Honduras, or citizens of Nicaragua? Both? If they have Nicaraguan citizenship, it seriously weakens any claim for asylum based upon events in Honduras.

    Don't they have a lawyer assisting them in the deportation proceedings? If not, I suggest you help them get legal representation.

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