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What is Cancellation of Removal?

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What is Cancellation of Removal?

What is Cancellation of Removal?

Cancellation of removal is an immigration benefit that may be granted to those who qualify. This benefit, if granted, gives a person the status of a lawful permanent resident in the United States of America. This immigration benefit may only be granted by an immigration judge.

Before a person has an opportunity of applying for this benefit, a person must appear before an immigration judge, who will determine if such person ...

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Are there Immigration Benefits for Same-Sex Couples?

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Are there Immigration Benefits for Same-Sex Couples?

Many people have wondered, now that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) has been held unconstitutional by the United States Supreme Court, can a same sex married couple be eligible for immigration benefits, those that were previously accorded only to traditional couples?

The short answer is YES.  The victory for same sex couples in United States v. Windsor argued before the U.S. Supreme Court means that all same sex married couples deserve equal ...

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What is an Immigration Bond?

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What is an Immigration Bond?

An immigration bond is a type of surety that is used to obtain the release of a person currently in the custody of the United States Department of Homeland Security (U.S. DHS).  This bond is posted as security for performance and fulfillment of the bonded person’s obligations to the U.S. government.  This obligation may consist of appearing before the immigration judge or an immigration officer.

There are many reasons why a person may end up in an ...

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