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Board of Immigration Appeals Rules on Stepchild

When a Step Child is Qualifying Relative for Cancellation of Removal Hardship

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The BIA found that a stepchild who meets the definition of a “child” under INA § 101(b)(1)(B), 8 U.S.C. § 1101(b)(1)(B) (2006), is a qualifying relative for purposes of establishing exceptional and extremely unusual hardship for cancellation of removal under the Act.
Matter of Portillo-Gutierrez, 25 I&N Dec. 148 (BIA 2009).

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