Continuance Granted on Humanitarian GroundsPublished: Dec 8, 2006 By: Matthew L. Kolken, Esq. Source: My Source
The Honorable Immigration Judge Montante, Jr. granted our clients a humanitarian continuance today which will extend their stay in the
The Immigration Judges have been under strict scrutiny with respect to their case completion deadlines, which have severely restricted their ability to exercise discretion in granting continuances on cases before them.
Ignoring the detriment to himself, Judge Montante favorably exercised his discretion on behalf of our clients on humanitarian grounds.
Judge Montante based his decision on the fact that our clients have a
The Office of Chief Counsel graciously did not oppose our request for another continuance, the granting of which enables our clients to remain in the country to oversee their child's treatment.
Our Clients give their thanks to both the Immigration Judge and to the Office of Chief Counsel for their generosity during this Holiday Season.