Immigration Case Successes
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Soldier's Wife Saved From Deportation
Published: Jun 25, 2007
Immigration Judge Philip J. Montante, Jr. signed an order today terminating the immigration court proceedings on behalf of our client, the wife of missing Army Spc. Alex Jimenez.
Mrs. Jimenez entered the
United States illegally on May 1, 2005. It took her 3 long hard days to walk over the Mexican/US border. Spc Jimenez is a United States Citizen by
Government Moves to Terminate Missing Soldier's Wife's Case
Published: Jun 22, 2007
The wife of missing soldier Spc. Alex Jimenez may be one step closer to obtaining a Green Card. The government has filed a motion in her case requesting that the Immigration Judge terminate the deportation proceedings that are pending against her.
The effect of this motion, if granted, is that the Immigration Court will no longer have jurisdiction over
BIA Vacates Order of Deportation
Published: Jun 19, 2007
My client, a lawful permanent resident, was convicted under NYSPL §240.26 (Second Degree Harassment).
The Immigration Judge (IJ) in Buffalo found that his conviction, a mere violation, and a lesser crime than simple assualt, consituted a crime of violence. NYSPL §240.26 is a divisible statute.
The IJ, relying upon a police report, found that
CANADIAN CITIZEN ADMITTED TO US AFTER PRIOR REFUSAL
Published: Jun 11, 2007
Our client is a Canadian citizen who was out of status in
for a number of years in the mid 1990s.
He became a landed immigrant of Canada in October, 1997. He had been denied entry for a period of 10
years for unlawful presence. We
convinced DHS that his unlawful presence bar was only three years, which ended
in 2000, because he was out of status
PAROLE GRANTED FOR CANADIAN CITIZEN IN IMMIGRATION COURT PROCEEDINGS
Published: Jun 8, 2007
Ordinarily, when a person is placed in Immigration Court proceedings by DHS, and
such person resides outside the U.S.,
the person must remain outside the US unless and until an Immigration
Judge orders DHS to admit him. The
exception to this rule is when a person is a lawful permanent resident of the U.S.
Our client is a Canadian citizen seeking admission
TN STATUS GRANTED AFTER PRIOR REFUSAL
Published: Jun 6, 2007
Our Canadian citizen client is a Computer Systems
Analyst. She is employed by a U.S.
municipality as such. Before retaining
our law firm, she was denied admission in TN status to work for the
municipality. We had her application
approved at the border last year, and have now secured a renewal of her status
at the border so that she can continue her
BIA remands because of vacated conviction
Published: May 23, 2007
Our client's conviction was vacated under N.Y. Penal Code Sec. 155.25 because his guilty
plea was not "voluntary, knowing, and intelligent." The Board of Immigration Appeals Remanded. Matter of
Avdel, A28-191-649 - Buffalo, May 8, 2007, unpublished.
Click here to read the decision.
Client's Husband Missing in Iraq
Published: May 17, 2007
Our Client, Army Specialist Alex Ramon Jimenez, a United States citizen and a
Serviceman with the United States Army. who had been deployed to Iraq for his second tour of
duty has gone missing. His wife remains in the United States, and her Immigration Status remains uncertain. Mrs. Jimenez’s case was administratively closed
by Hon. Philip J.