Convention Against Torture (CAT) is a rare form of protection granted. As an international human rights treaty, it is utilized to protect foreign nationals who fear potential torture by the government in their country of origin.
As a removal proceeding, Convention Against Torture is like asylum, withholding of removal, or departure. It is often viewed as a last chance or last option for remaining in the United States. The convention assures that no person will be transported from the United States to any country where there is reasonable probability they will be tortured. For the purpose of convention against torture, torture is defined by any act resulting in severe mental or physical pain or suffering.
Each case is different. It is important to obtain legal advice from an attorney when dealing with something as serious as deportation to a country where you or a loved one may face torture. The immigration lawyers at Scott D. Pollock & Associates, P.C. have decades of combined experience to offer you the legal representation you deserve.
Contact a member of our team today at 312.444.1940.