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Withholding of Removal: Who is Eligible?

Relief through Withholding of Removal in U.S. Immigration Court

Withholding of removal is very similar to asylum but much harder to obtain.

Asylum requires that you show a possibility of persecution, but withholding requires that you show a probability of persecution. When the judge grants...

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Reinstatement of Removal

Who is subject to reinstatement of removal and does an order already exist?

Unless an individual meets a statutory or judicial exemption, discussed below, INA Section 241(a)(5) applies to non-citizens who return to the United States illegally after having been removed under a prior order or deportation, exclusion or removal.

The reinstatement statute...

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Cancellation of Removal in Immigration Court

What is Cancellation of Removal?

An application for cancellation of removal is a form of immigration relief, exercised in Immigration Court as a administrative discretionary act. This form of immigration relief is only available to certain individuals who have been placed into removal proceedings before the U.S. Executive Office for Immigration Relief (EOIR). It...

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