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Cancellation of Removal Eligibility for Lawful Permanent Residents (Green Card Holders)

Source Lawful permanent residents are not exempt from removal proceedings in the United States. Criminal activity, or convictions for certain crimes, are the most common reasons why a lawful permanent resident can become inadmissible and face deportation. However, before a lawful permanent resident is deported they will need to go through removal proceedings. Once faced […]

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Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

In 1994, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was signed into law by President Bill Clinton to establish protection for victims of domestic abuse. This also initiated the National Domestic Violence Hotline, and the Office on Violence Against Women within the Department of Justice. The 1994 bill was the first of its kind, federal legislation […]

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