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Immigration Case Successes

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Appeal of Asylum Denial Affirmed Published: Dec 23, 2008 We just won an appeal overturning the denial of asylum before the Immigration Court in Buffalo, New York.  Our client, a citizen of Guyana, had his asylum application denied, and he was ordered deported on November 24, 2006 by an immigration judge with a 92.4% denial rate.  We appealed the denial, arguing that the Court made a material error of law by
Waiver Granted, L-1A Approved Published: Dec 19, 2008 Our Canadian client is a successful small businessman. How owns 50% of a small business in Canada and is 50% owner of two small businesses in the United States. He is inadmissible to the United States for unlawful presence because he overstayed a previous entry for more than a year, making him inadmissible for ten years from the date he departed. He hired
IJ asylum victory; unaccompanied minor; Pakistan Published: Dec 11, 2008 We just obtained an asylum victory before the Court in Buffalo, New York. The Court ruled that the Government failed to meet its burden of showing changed country conditions or that respondent can reasonably relocate within Pakistan, and that the government of Pakistan would be unable to prevent the respondent from taking harm at the hands of Tehrik-e-lihad
Deportation Prevented Published: Dec 8, 2008 Our client is a citizen of Switzerland. She is an ordained minister. She entered the United States legally as a student. Her church filed a Petition for Religious Worker seeking to employ her as a minister on a permanent basis. There is a regulation that prohibits concurrent filings of religious worker petitions along with applications to adjust status.
Green Card Approved After 3rd Petition Filed and Exclusion Order Reopened Published: Dec 1, 2008 Our client is a citizen of Ghana. In 1994, he left his country and applied for asylum at New York City. Immigration Court proceedings were instituted against him and the Immigration Judge denied his asylum application and ordered him excluded from the United States. He appealed the denial to the Board of Immigration Appeals, which dismissed the appeal
Green Card Application Denials Vacated and LPR Status Granted in Portability Case. Published: Nov 6, 2008 Our client is a Canadian citizen. He was inadmissible to the United States due to a conviction of a crime involving a controlled substance. We obtained a Nonimmigrant Waiver of Inadmissi-bility for him so that he could travel to the United States on behalf of his Canadian employer which is a subsidiary of a U. S. company. Thereafter, we obtained L-1
Trade NAFTA approved after vacation of Expedited Removal Order. Published: Oct 31, 2008 Our Canadian citizen client is a qualified ManagementConsultant.  She obtained a job offerfrom a U. S.employer.  Another attorney prepared anapplication for admission in Trade NAFTA status.  She presented the application at a port ofentry in the State of Washington.  Unexpectedly, an Expedited Removal Order wasissued, barring her from the U.S. for five
Immigration Court Proceedings Dismissed Published: Oct 27, 2008 Our client is a citizen of St. Kitts and Nevis. She was inspected and admitted to the United States as a visitor, and then overstayed her status. She married a United States citizen, but no steps were taken to legalize her U.S. presence. She was encountered by the Border Patrol at an airport and Immigration Court proceedings were instituted against her to