If you are facing removal proceedings, it can be a frightening experience that may end up with a judge ordering you to return to your home country. However, in some situations, you may be eligible to file for a cancellation of removal and ask the judge to allow you to stay in the U.S. as a permanent resident.
Cancellation of removal is a form of immigration relief available to individuals who have been placed in removal proceedings before the United States Executive Office for Immigration Review, have lived in the United States for at least ten years and whose US Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident family members would suffer extreme hardship if the individual is removed from the United States.
At Hedayati Law Group P.C., our team of Long Island immigration attorneys have vast experience in immigration removal defense as well as other immigration matters. We can guide you through the paperwork and immigration removal proceedings, and provide skilled defense so that you have the best possible chance at remaining with your family in this country. The moment you learn that you may be deported, contact our team immediately for help.
A different standard for eligibility for cancellation if applied for lawful permanent residents ("LPRs") and non-LPRs. Recipients of a grant cancellation are eligible for permanent residency in the United States.
For lawful permanent residents:
For nonpermanent residents:
The process can be complex, so talk to our Long Island immigration removal defense lawyers to help you determine your eligibility and what you can do to protect your rights. We can review y our situation and plan an effective course of action for you and your family.