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Learn more about the deportation process and other related issues.
Deportation (removal) is the act and process of formally removing foreign nationals from one country and returning them to their country of origin. The United States will deport foreign nationals if they violate U.S. immigration law.
To report someone you think may be in the USA illegally, use this online form or call 1-866-347-2423 (in the U.S., Mexico, or Canada) or 1-802-872-6199 (from other countries).
You can locate someone who is currently detained for possible violation of immigration laws or who was released within the last 60 days, by using the Online Detainee Locator System or by getting in touch with one of the field offices of the Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
Avoid Deportation If You Were Brought to the U.S. As a Child
If someone brought you to the U.S. as a child and you do not have legal U.S. resident or immigration status, you may be eligible to request a two-year delay (deferral) in any action against you by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).