What to Say
- I do not wish to speak with you or answer your questions. I am exercising my constitutional right under the 5th Amendment of the United States Constitution to remain silent.
- I want to speak to a lawyer before answering any of your questions.
- I do not give you permission to enter my home.
Stop and Think Twice When Someone Comes To Your Door
You’re not normally required to open the door to anyone.Immigration and the police can’t come into your home without a warrant signed by a judge.
You have the right to remain silent. Immigration can use anything you say against you.
Stay Calm and Do Not Run
Use your phone to take photos and notes about the raid, but stay calm and do not run.
Ask to Speak With Your Attorney and Think Twice Before Signing Anything
Do not sign forms you don’t understand or don’t want to sign. A lawyer who knows deportation defense may be able to help you fight your case.