BIA Expands Cancellation of Removal Eligibility By Altering Interpretation of the Ten-Year Requirement – Matter of Ordaz

BIA Expands Cancellation of Removal Eligibility By Altering Interpretation of the Ten-Year Requirement – Matter of Ordaz

The BIA issued a decision today that broadly expands the eligibility for cancellation of removal when ICE issues more than one charging document. The case,¬†Matter of Oraz, raises the question of when someone has been present for “ten years” to make them...
Matter of Pena and Matter of Agour: Altering the Eligibility Standard for Relief From Removal After a Finding of Fraudulent Admission

Matter of Pena and Matter of Agour: Altering the Eligibility Standard for Relief From Removal After a Finding of Fraudulent Admission

In the last month, the BIA¬†has published several new decisions that continue to tweak the definition of “admission” and, in the meantime, have seemingly changed the rules related to eligibility for relief for individuals accused of obtaining the residency...