The eligibility requirements for non-LPR (non-lawful permanent resident) spouses or children of US citizens regarding cancellation of removal tend to be more lenient than for regular cancellations.A summary of the eligibility requirements follow: (contact Cella & Associates for expanded details).1. The applicant is an alien who has been battered or subjected to extreme cruelty by a US citizen or LPR bona fide spouse or parent or is the parent of a child who has been battered or subjected to extreme cruelty. 2. The applicant has been continuously physically present in the United States for at least three years preceding the date of cancellation of removal application. The commission of a crime that renders the applicant deportable or inadmissible stops the physical presences accrual of time. During the three years of physical requirement, the applicant may not have an absence from the United States exceeding 90 days or exceeding a cumulative total of 180 days.3. The applicant is a person of good moral character during the required physical presences4. The applicant has not been convicted of an aggravated felony and is not considered inadmissible or deportable according to certain provisions of the INA.5. The applicant’s removal would create an extreme hardship to the applicant, his/her child or his/her parent(s). Hardship reason can include social, medical, mental health, protection or other services related to victims of violence that may not be available in the home country.It is important to consider that Cancellation of Removal is discretionary and not guaranteed.For more details or assistance thru one of these processes, contact Cella & Associates by telephone (1-877-583-7080) or by email (info@cellalaw.com).