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Relief from Removal II

This lesson will discuss temporary relief from removal, including parole, TPS, DACA, and voluntary departure.


I. “Defensive” Petition for Adjustment of Status

In addition to cancellation of removal, other forms of lasting relief from removal exist. Another common form is adjustment of status to an LPR. Typically, a noncitizen files an affirmative application for adjustment of status with USCIS when she has been lawfully admitted to the United States and seeks to replace her current status with LPR status. However, noncitizens who’re in removal proceedings but who’re eligible for...