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Relief from Removal I

This lesson will address lasting relief from removal, including cancellation of removal, adjustment of status, and section 212(h) waivers.


Other lessons have discussed the many grounds of deportability and inadmissibility that can prevent the admission of a noncitizen into the United States or lead to the removal of a noncitizen already present. Removal sometimes can be avoided based on some form of relief from removal. There are several types of this relief. 

Sometimes the availability or criteria for relief differs depending on whether a noncitizen faces a ground of deportability or ground of inadmissibility. Some...