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Cancellation Of Removal

cancellation of removal

A discretionary benefit adjusting an alien's status from that of deportable alien to one lawfully admitted for permanent residence. Application for cancellation of removal is made during the course of a hearing before an immigration judge.



Source: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

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