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Cancellation of Removal Proceedings

Im facing removal proceedings, Im out of status, have lived in the USA for more than 10 years, previous to that I came during my school years where I completed all my primary and high school education. I have two kids (twins) us citizens (under 21) with congenital deformities and minor developmental delay. I do have […]

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US Department of State Lists Eight Countries as Religious Freedom Violators

On May 11, 2009 the US Department of State designated Burma, China, Eritrea, Iran, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, and Uzbekistan as “countries of particular concern” for religious freedom violations.  While this determination was made in connection with any immigration laws, it can be used to support certain types of immigration petitions where the applicant […]

Cancellation of Removal for Nonpermanent Residents

Cancellation of removal for nonpermanent residents allows foreign nationals in the US who are currently in removal proceedings to remain in the US an obtain permanent residency (green card).  Removal may be canceled if the application meets the following four conditions: 1.  The applicant is currently in removal proceedings because he or she is inadmissible […]

Cancellation of Removal for Lawful Permanent Residents

Cancellation of removal is a form of discretionary relief available to all lawful permanent residents (LPRs) who are in removal proceedings.  Removal may be cancelled if the application meets the following four conditions: 1.  The applicant has been an LPR for at least five years; 2.  The applicant has resided continuously in the US for […]