Defenses May Apply in Your Case
In deportation cases, waivers under INA 212 (c) and INA 212 (h) may work to waive the criminal offense committed and protect your Legal Permanent Resident (LPR) status. Other defenses available in deportation cases, include the 42A Cancelation of Removal application. General requirements include at least 7 years of continuous presence, 5 years of LPR status, and not be convicted of an aggravated felony.
In removal cases, 42 B Cancelation of Removal generally requires 10 years of continuous presence, good moral character and extreme & unusual hardship to U.S. qualifying relative (typically a severe medical condition). Other defenses include I-589 Withholding of Removal and I-589 Asylum applications if timely filed. Other defenses would include any immigration relief that qualifies the alien for immigration relief, such as a qualifying family petition.
Please consult with a lawyer you to help formulate your defenses.