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Cancellation of Removal for Non-Permanent Resident (10-Year Cancellation) granted by New York Immigration Judge! Case Status Update.

The Shapiro Law Firm Case Status Update:

Cancellation of Removal

Cancellation of Removal for a Non-Permanent Resident (10-Year Cancellation) granted for a native and citizen of Indonesia yesterday. Our client, (hereinafter, "C"), is a married mother of three U.S. Citizen children. She had her Individual Hearing almost 2 years ago, and has been waiting for a visa number ever since. During the pendency of this waiting period, C and her family did not know for sure if her Cancellation application would be granted, as the Immigration Judge cannot grant the application until a visa number is available.

C's extreme hardship claim was based on the fact that her oldest daughter is autistic, so if C was forced to return to Indonesia, her daughter would not be able to get the special education and physical therapy that she needs. To show extreme hardship is a difficult task, as it has to be above and beyond what the average person would suffer in the same situation. C's daughter was rejected from NYC public schools because of how bad her disability is. Her daughter, who is 10 years old now, still does not speak. The private special education school that she attends also provides her with physical therapy. C's daughter would not receive appropriate education in Indonesia if she had to go there in the event of her mother's removal from the U.S.

What is next for C and her family?

Any day now she will receive her Green Card! She will then be filing a Marriage Petition for her Husband, also a native and citizen of Indonesia, so that he may get his Green Card as well.