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Practice Pointer: Matter of Castillo-Perez

Practice Advisory
Issue area
Removal Defense
Published: Mar. 21, 2020

This practice pointer provides a background on Castillo-Perez, explains the good moral character requirement of non-LPR cancellation, and clarifies the practical implications of the decision. The practice pointer also suggests arguments limiting the decision’s scope and highlights some pitfalls in the attorney general’s reasoning that could be raised on appeal.