Types of Deportation/Removal Relief

A person may be eligible for relief from removal from the United States. There are several forms of relief which may apply to your unique factual situation including:

  • Cancellation of Removal
  • Voluntary Departure
  • Adjustment of Status
  • asylum
  • withholding of removal
  • protection under CAT
  • waivers of removability or inadmissability
  • nunc pro tunc permission to reapply after removal
  • estoppel
  • collateral attack on previous removal order
  • deferred action
  • private legislation

Ira J. Kurzban, Immigration Law Sourcebook, (13th Ed. 2012)

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