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Vasquez de Alcantar v. Holder, 645 F.3d 1097, 1099 (9th Cir. 2011)

Case Conclusion Date: 06.03.2011

Practice Area: Immigration

Outcome: Petition for Review dismissed/denied

Description: An approved Form I-130 Petition for Alien Relative does not confer admission status on a non-citizen foreign national for purposes of showing seven years of continuous residence under section 240A(a)(2) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. An approved Form I-130 petition merely provides a non-citizen foreign national - one who entered without inspection or authorization and has not otherwise been admitted- permission to apply for adjustment of status.

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