Immigration Law Associates
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VAWA Cancellation of Removal

Victims of domestic violence who are in removal proceedings may be eligible to apply for relief with the Immigration Court in the form of VAWA cancellation of removal.  The eligibility requirements to apply for this type of relief are:

In addition to a battered spouse or child of a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident, other abused noncitizens who may be eligible to apply for VAWA cancellation of removal include:

Perhaps the most difficult of the VAWA cancellation removal requirements to show is that of extreme hardship.  Evidence that self-petitioners might submit to satisfy this requirement includes

The "any credible evidence" standard of proof applicable in adjudicating VAWA petitions also applies in the context of VAWA cancellation of removal.



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