Cancellation of Removal
Information about Cancellation of Removal
Cancellation of removal is a form of relief from deportation or removal. This means that you can only apply for cancellation of removal if you have an open case in deportation or removal proceedings in Immigration Court before an Immigration Judge. If you don’t have a date to appear in Immigration Court, you can’t apply for cancellation of removal.
Ten years in the U.S.
- You have been continuously physically present in the United States for at least ten years. The 10-year period is measured from the date of entry until the date that the Department of Homeland Security issues a Notice to Appear in Immigration Court. A single absence of 90 days or a several absences totaling 180 days will interrupt the continuous physical present necessary for cancellation of removal.
Good moral character
- You have been a person of good moral character during that 10-year period of time.
No convictions that make you inadmissible or deportable
- You haven’t been convicted of certain criminal offenses that would render you inadmissible or deportable.
Cancellation of Removal lawyer serving in Tampa, Lakeland and Brandon
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