The scope of the cancellation of deportation law is very limited, and can only be requested when the person is under deportation proceedings, that is, this procedure is one of the forms of relief that immigrants can request to avoid their expulsion from the United States. In other words, the cancellation of deportation is a way to seek immigration regularization or legality in the United States. This process asks for a series of requirements to be able to apply for it and this may vary according to the different conditions of the immigrant.