Criminal Convictions That Can Result in Deportation

By Reuben S. Seguritan August 28, 2013 Criminal activity by noncitizens may have immigration consequences.  This is true whether they are undocumented aliens, temporary visitors or lawful permanent residents. For individuals seeking entry or lawful status in the U.S., an admission or proof of criminal conduct could be sufficient for a finding of inadmissibility, whether Read the full article…

Deportation Relief Denied for Lack of Good Moral Character

By Reuben S. Seguritan May 09, 2012 Cancellation of removal is a relief available to an alien facing deportation which if granted results in permanent resident status. The applicant must have been in the United States for a continuous period of at least ten years and demonstrate exceptional and extremely unusual hardship to a qualifying Read the full article…

Hardship Standard for Cancellation of Removal

By Reuben S. Seguritan March 28, 2012 Cancellation of removal for aliens is a form of relief available to individuals in removal proceedings. When an immigration judge grants cancellation, the basis of the alien’s deportability is forgiven and he will be able to adjust status and become a lawful permanent resident. Despite the tremendous benefit Read the full article…

Deportation Remedies

By Reuben S. Seguritan February 01, 2012 Being placed under removal proceedings is probably one of the hardest things that any immigrant might have to experience in the United States. However, even at this stage several types of relief are available to prevent an individual’s deportation. Some remedies, for example, adjustment of status, cancellation of Read the full article…

Cancellation of Removal for Deportable Aliens

By Reuben S. Seguritan March 30, 2011 Nonpermanent residents who are under removal proceedings may be eligible for relief known as cancellation of removal. Once granted, cancellation of removal leads to a green card. To be eligible for cancellation, the alien must meet certain requirements. First, he/she must prove continuous physical presence in the United Read the full article…