Who needs an EOIR 42B form?
This application is used by non-residents of the US who want to apply for cancellation of removal and adjustment of status. Only certain non-permanent US residents can complete the form. Among them are: residents who have lived in the US for 10 years, who have not been convinced of an offence, who have US citizen dependents (child, spouse, parents), and some others.
What is the purpose of the EOIR 42B form?
The information provided in the form is used during a hearing in the Immigration court. The Immigration Judge will make a decision on the applicant's case on the basis of the information provided. The application contains information about the applicant, the applicant’s family, and evidence of eligibility for the cancellation of removal.
What documents must accompany the EOIR 42B form?
This form must be accompanied by the applicant’s biometric and biographic information (form G-325A), two glossy color photographs of the applicant (taken not later than 30 days before the date of the application), and evidence of the fee payment.
When is the form EOIR 42B due?
This form must be prepared shortly after the applicant receives the removal notice or even before receiving it. The estimated time for completing the form is two hours.
What information must be provided in the EOIR 42B form?
The form has 9 parts for filling. They are:
- Part I - Details about the applicant
- Part II - Details about the application
- Part III - Details about the applicant’s presence in the US
- Part IV - Details about the applicant’s marital status and spouse
- Part V - Details about the applicant’s employment and financial status
- Part VI - Details about the applicant’s family
- Part VII - Other important information
- Part VIII - Signature of the person who prepared the application (if other than applicant)
- Part IX - Signature of the applicant (before the Immigration Judge)
- Part X - Proof of service
What do I do with the form after its completion?
The completed form is filed with clerk in the Immigration Court. A copy of the application is forwarded to the Assistant Chief Counsel for the Department of Homeland Security.