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Cancellation Victory in Maryland

Gina Michele Takemori reports: "I am just beaming ear-to-ear as today my client of approximately six years has received a grant of Cancellation of Removal under section 240A(b)(1). He is Mexican, had a legal entry as an agricultural worker, has three U.S. Citizen minor children, one with severe...

BIA on Proof of Hardship: Matter of Calderon-Hernandez, ID 3763

Matter of Calderon-Hernandez, ID 3763, 25 I&N Dec. 885 (BIA 2012) - An applicant for cancellation of removal seeking to establish exceptional and extremely unusual hardship to his or her child is not required to provide an affidavit and other documentary evidence regarding the child’s care...

Unpub. BIA Cancellation Hardship Victory; Mexico; Heart Defects

"We also find that, while the respondent in this case has family in Mexico, her situation nevertheless is analogous to that in Matter of Recinas, supra, as she is a single mother of limited economic means who is supporting her five children, including four United States citizens, two of whom have...

Cancellation Victory, Phoenix: Rare Kidney Disorder

ICE waived appeal of this grant of 42B cancellation by IJ Wendell A. Hollis . Attorney Mac Nayeri says: "The interesting issue with this case is the date of the MCH was exactly 13 days prior to the IH. In PHX, the EOIR has a docket that stretches out 3-6 yrs. I pleaded with the IJ that the facts...

BIA on Continuous Physical Presence for COR: Matter of Velasquez-Cruz

An alien’s departure from the United States following a criminal conviction for illegal entry under section 275(a)(1) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1325(a)(1) (2012), interrupts the 10-year period of continuous physical presence required to establish eligibility for cancellation...

BIA on Family Unity, 'Admission' - Matter of Fajardo Espinoza

Official Headnote : A grant of Family Unity Program benefits does not constitute an “admission” to the United States under section 101(a)(13)(A) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(13)(A) (2012), for purposes of establishing that an alien has accrued the requisite...

Unpub. BIA Cancellation Victory, Charlotte, NC

Disha Chandiramani writes: "[ Here is a] decision I received from the Board reversing an IJ in North Carolina and granting Non-LPR Cancellation of Removal. The IJ initially denied cancellation. The respondent appealed and the Board remanded to the IJ for reconsideration and for a decision on whether...

EOIR Proposed Rule: Procedures Further Implementing the Annual Limitation on Suspension of Deportation and Cancellation of Removal

Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 230 / Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - "The Department of Justice proposes to amend the regulations of the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) governing the annual statutory limitation on cancellation of removal and suspension of deportation decisions. First...

Posner Stays Removal in MTR, Cancellation Case: Sanchez v. Sessions (CA7)

Sanchez v. Sessions, May 24, 2017 - "Given the irreparable harm that Sanchez’s removal could inflict on his minor U.S.‐citizen children, we have decided to stay the order of removal until we rule on his petition for review of the decision of the Board of Immigration Appeals denying his motion...