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Month: November 2016

Does a Child Whose Parent Might Be Deported Experience Less Hardship Upon Turning 21?

Does a Child Whose Parent Might Be Deported Experience Less Hardship Upon Turning 21?

A widely misunderstood portion of U.S. immigration law called “cancellation of removal” allows an immigration court judge to grant a green card to (instead of ordering deportation for) someone with no status in the U.S. who: has been living in the U.S. continuously for at least ten years has been a person of good moral character all that time has not been convicted of any of various criminal offenses, and who demonstrates to the satisfaction of the court that his…

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