Expedited removal is the process of removing a non-citizen from the United States without a hearing before an immigration judge. This is contrasted with normal removal proceedings which involve a hearing before an immigration judge to determine first the non-citizen's removability and then, if removable, any eligibility for relief under the Immigration and Nationality Act ("INA").
There are Nashville ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) agents in Nashville. The Enforcement and Removal Office ("ERO") is in charge of arresting and detaining non-U.S. citizens subject to deportation. We met face to face with ICE ERO and learned what tactics they are using in their day-to-day operations. Read more to find out.