Many detained immigrants have the right to request a bond hearing. They must prove to the judge that they are not a flight risk or a danger to the community. If they manage to prove that, they pay a bond and promise to appear at their court hearings.  



Getting a Bond: Your Keys to Release from Detention
By: Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project
A pro se guide on the immigration detention bond process.

Representing Clients in Bond Hearings: an Introductory Guide
By: Immigrant Legal Resource Center
An introduction and overview of the legal process of bond hearings.

Steps for Reducing Your Bond
By: Executive Office for Immigration Review Legal Orientation Program
An introductory guide to bond hearings and reduction.


For a comprehensive library of resources on bond, join the Immigration Advocates Network's Pro Bono Resource Center (membership is free, but requires registration and approval).

*The resources above are provided for informational purposes only; they do not constitute legal advice.

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