Immigration Bail Bonds

bail bondsIf the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have arrested you or a loved one for immigration reasons, you will need to get an immigration bail bond. An immigration bail bond allows the person to be released from custody but has to appear on their given court date. There are different types of immigration bail bonds and it is important to know which one you need for your situation.

1. A delivery bond gives the detainee time to meet with an immigration lawyer to help with the issue. This also means that the detainee needs to appear at all hearings regarding the immigration.  The detainee must also receive a notice of conditions from ICE and an arrest warrant in order to be released. The minimum amount for a delivery bond is $1,500 and can reach till $10,000 or more depending on the detainee’s risk factors.

2. Another type of immigration bond is a voluntary departure bond gives the detainee the option to leave the country by a certain time period. If this bond is paid in full and has left the country in time, they receive their money back in full. If the detainee does not leave the country in time, the ICE will keep the money permanently. For departure bonds, the minimum amount is typically $500.

Most people have trouble being able to pay for the bond. Well there are ways to pay for immigration bonds.

1. You can get a surety bond that usually charges 15-20% of the total bond amount. The agent will not refund this money at all.

2. A cash bond is a full paid bond directly to ICE and that money is refundable when the detainee has attended all mandatory hearings for the immigration charge.

Immigration bail bond amounts vary depending on each individual. The detainee’s status, criminal history, and employment situation, and ties in the United States matter. Each case is unique and has to be dealt with understanding and care. Immigration bail bonds need to be taken care of professionally and through someone you can trust. Bail Bonds Raleigh NC can assist you with any bail bonds in North Carolina. Amistad Bail Bonds also gives free consultations to help guide you in the right direction.