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Documenting the Case

As you work with your client, you will put together extensive evidence in support of his or her non- LPR cancellation application. The materials on this page will guide you through how to document your client’s case.

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This form is required for non-LPR cancellation applications.


Effectively Presenting a Non-LPR Cancellation of Removal Claim Where the Hardship is Speculative

American Immigration Lawyers Association
This article on non-LPR cancellation provides practical advice for attorneys on how to develop a claim of “exceptional and extremely unusual” hardship, including a list of questions to ask a client that may be helpful in building their case.


Building Your Case from the Ground Up: A Guide to 10-Year Cancellation of Removal

Florence Immigration and Refugee Rights Project
This guide, originally prepared for pro se respondents, goes over the basics of non-LPR cancellation, from preparing and submitting the application through to the removal hearing.


Immigration Consequences of Criminal Activity

Congressional Research Service
This report provides an overview of the major immigration consequences of criminal activity. It provides a good starting point for practitioners new to this area.
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