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Missing Soldier's Wife Gets Green Card

"She was moved to tears," her lawyer Matthew Kolken, who went with her to the immigration office, told the Boston Sunday Globe.

The Untenable Cost Of Doing Nothing On Immigration Reform

Kolken Featured in Fox News Latino Opinion

The Legacy of DREAM 9

A Special Path To Citizenship Is Not Necessary

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"Today I am a proud permanent resident, legally admitted into this wonderful country thanks to this humble yet professional human being who happen to be an amazing lawyer."

Immigration Blog

  • Feb 1, 2015
    IMMIGRATION COURT PROCEEDINGS PREVENTED Our client is a citizen of India and his Indian wife. He was lawfully admitted to the United States in L-1B specialized knowledge status, and his wife was admitted in L-2 dependent status. Before his status expired, his employer timely filed an extension petition. His status expired while the employer was awaiting an adjudication of the petition. The regulations provide that a person can continue to be employed for a period of 240 days Continue reading >>
  • Jan 12, 2015
    CONDITIONAL RESIDENCE TERMINATION REVERSED AFTER TRIAL Our client is a native and citizen of Jordan. He became a conditional permanent resident in 1995. In 1997 he filed a petition to remove the conditions. His petition languished without adjudication for 11 years. In December 2008 his conditional permanent resident status was terminated allegedly due to abandonment, and the following month Immigration Court proceedings were instituted to remove him from the United States. Thereafter, we were Continue reading >>
  • Jan 1, 2015
    RETIRED MISSIONARIES ADMITTED TO THE U.S. Our clients are married Canadian citizens, and are both retired missionaries residing in Canada. Prior to their retirement, on several occasions they were admitted to the United States in nonimmigrant status to act as missionaries for their church. Last Easter Sunday they were denied admission when they were coming to the United States for a vacation. At this point we were retained. We investigated their complete immigration history, and Continue reading >>
  • Dec 24, 2014
    GREEN CARD APPROVED IN 9 DAYS Our client is a naturalized citizen of the United States and a native of Yemen. She married a Yemeni citizen in the United States. At the time of the marriage her husband had been inspected and admitted and was in status. She then filed a Petition for Alien Relative on his behalf and he applied for a green card. After an examination under oath was held at a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Field Office, USCIS issued a Notice Continue reading >>
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