Immigration Case Successes
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Inadmissibility Overcome at Border
Published: May 20, 2010
Our client is a Canadian citizen. Unfortunately, 13 years ago he was convicted in New York State of violating a section of the General Business Law which could have resulted in a conviction for either a felony or a misdemeanor. He was sentenced to a one year conditional discharge at the time without any imprisonment being imposed.
This conviction worked
Deportation Proceedings Terminated Despite Criminal Conviction
Published: Apr 20, 2010
able to obtain the termination of deportation proceedings that were instituted
against our client, a citizen of Nigeria. Our client was first admitted to the United States
in 1995. Subsequent to his admission his
was convicted for an offense that subjected him to deportation, and In March 2008, deportation proceedings were ultimately
Inadmissibility Problem Resolved in Less Than Six Hours.
Published: Apr 16, 2010
is a prosperous Canadian professional.
Four years ago we had Immigration
Court proceedings instituted against our own
client because the Department of Homeland Security claimed that he was
inadmissible for life allegedly for lying on a Trade NAFTA application.
Our position was that the application lacked
but one document which did not amount
Deportation to Vietnam Prevented
Published: Apr 13, 2010
for the first time I used the new United States Supreme Court decision
v. Kentucky, 555 U. S.
___ (2009), No. 08-651, to
fend off my client’s deportation. In Padilla, the Supreme
Court held that
a non-citizen of the United
has an absolute right to being informed by counsel whether entering a
carries a risk of
AAO citizenship victory
Published: Apr 7, 2010
The AAO has favorably ruled in one of our cases relating to an Application for Certificate of Citizenship under Section 201 of the
Nationality Act of 1940,8 U.S.C. § 601(g).
The AAO ruled that: "The preponderance of the
evidence thus establishes that the applicant's father resided in the
United States for 10 years prior to 1943, five of which were
Deportation Prevented: Client Granted Second Green Card Notwithstanding Conviction
Published: Apr 1, 2010
Our client is a citizen of Jamaica. He immigrated to the United States many years ago and obtained lawful permanent resident status. Unfortunately, shortly after obtaining such status, he was convicted of a crime which did not render him deportable.
Congress then changed the law in 1996 making his crime a deportable offense and providing that the
Second Five-Year Nonimmigrant Waiver Granted
Published: Mar 16, 2010
Our client is a Canadian citizen. He owns his own business, which has many U. S. customers, which requires him to be
admitted to the United
States from time to time.
Unfortunately, he has two criminal convictions in Canada, one
involving theft and the other for fraud.
Well over 20 years has elapsed since the convictions, and our client has
Green Card Approved for Person Employed without Authorization
Published: Mar 1, 2010
Our client is a citizen of Belarus. She entered the United States with an exchange visitor J-1 visa. Thereafter, she applied for change of status to a B-2 visitor for pleasure, which was granted. She then applied for an extension of her B-2 status. While the application was pending, she married a United States citizen. She was employed without