What Are the Key Steps and Considerations for Cancellation of Removal for Non-Permanent Residents?


Cancellation of Removal is a form of relief for non-permanent residents facing deportation. It allows them to remain in the U.S. and obtain legal status, provided they meet specific criteria.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Continuous Physical Presence: At least ten years in the U.S.
  2. Good Moral Character: Demonstrated over the past ten years.
  3. Hardship to Qualifying Relatives: Prove extreme hardship to U.S. citizen or permanent resident family members.
  4. Criminal Convictions: Certain convictions may disqualify applicants.

Application Process

  1. Filing Form EOIR-42B: Submit with supporting documents.
  2. Legal Representation: Strongly recommended for navigating the complex process.


Cancellation of Removal offers a lifeline for non-permanent residents but requires thorough preparation and strong legal support.

For expert legal assistance, contact our experienced attorneys today. Our team is dedicated to guiding you through this process and protecting your rights.

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