Cancellation of Removal Lawyer
Helping Residents Facing Deportation
There are different eligibility requirements for cancellation of removal depending on your immigration status. To be eligible for cancellation of removal if you have previously been issued a green card you must:
Have been a green card holder for at least five years;
Have legally lived in the United States for at least seven years;
Have never been convicted of an aggravated felony;
Have never received cancellation of removal before; and
You deserve to remain in the United States.
Cancellation of Removal for Illegal Status
If you have been living in the United States without any legal status (illegally) you could be eligible for cancellation of removal if you can show:
You have been continuously living in the United States for a least ten years;
You have a U.S. citizen or green card holding relative who would suffer extreme hardship if you were not allowed to remain in the United States;
You have been a person of good moral character; and
You have not been convicted of certain criminal offenses.