“Voluntary departure”

Jurisdiction: United States United States

This is when an noncitizen leaves the United States without an order of removal. Their departure may come after a hearing with an immigration judge. If the noncitizen voluntarily departs, they will not have a bar to seek admission at a port of entry at any time. If they do not depart within the specified time, they will receive a fine and a 10-year bar to several forms of relief from deportation.

Source: USCIS Glossary, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services