If you are a lawful permanent resident (LPR or green card holder) and find yourself in removal proceedings because of a criminal conviction, you may be eligible for cancellation of removal for lawful permanent residents.
If you have been convicted of alien smuggling or even engaged in alien smuggling without being convicted, you may be deportable or inadmissible from the United States. This means that if you already have a green card you could be deported, and if you are applying for a green card, your application
If you or someone you know is involved in immigration removal (or deportation) proceedings, you may consider requesting prosecutorial discretion. If successful, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will administratively close the case (technically “look the other way”) in order to allow the
Question I am in the U.S. illegally. I have lived here for about 12 years. A few months ago, I got caught by Immigration, and sent to immigration court. I do not have a lawyer yet. A volunteer lawyer at my first hearing told me that I might be able to apply for a green card through part of the law called