Yes, you are correct. I apologize. I was running out of the office for a hearing when your question came in and I was thinking Witholding of Removal, not Cancellation of Removal. If you are granted Cancellation of Removal, you will be able to Adjust Status to U.S. Lawful Permanent Residency and you will be allowed to travel. However, proving the level of hardship has always been the problem with that type of relief. Take a look at this link for more information on that:
If you are already in removal proceedings, then it is a good shot for you to take because it is not like you have much choice in the matter. How long it takes to get a hearing depends on the Immigration Judge and how big their caseload is. Normally it should not take more than 6 months or so. If you are not in removal proceedings and you are applying for Cancellation of Removal without being before an Immigration Judge, it is a big risk because if you lose, you will end up in Removal proceedings and can and most likely will be deported. Please let me know if you have any additional questions and again, I apologize for the confusion.
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