In order to be prima facie eligible for Special Rule Cancellation of Removal under NACARA SEC 203 for Guatemalans, the following conditions must be met by the individual seeking relief:

  • “….must be from Guatemala, must have entered the U.S. before October 1, 1990;
  • must register for American Baptist Church registration before the deadline of December 31, 1991;
  • must not have an aggravated felony;
  • and for purposes of NACARA must have maintained seven years of continuous presence in the U.S.” see 8 C.F.R. 1240.66.

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