Kolken & Kolken. Results-oriented immigration lawyers - specializing in Green Card, Deportation Cases and Temporary Visas.

Immigration Case Successes

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VOLUNTARY DEPARTURE GRANTED DESPITE CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION Published: May 15, 2007 An Immigration Judge granted voluntary departure for our client, a citizen of the People’s Republic of China, who was charged with being present without inspection since 2002. Bond had been redetermined by the Immigration Judge at $50,000, although the Government initially held our client without bond because of an ongoing investigation concerning
Deportation Order Vacated by the Board of Immigration Appeals Published: May 14, 2007 The Board of Immigration Appeals reopened a final order of removal on behalf of our client who is a citizen of Iraq, acting upon a motion filed by Robert D. Kolken, Esq. The basis for the motion was that one of our client’s convictions was vacated by the criminal court because his guilty plea was not voluntary, knowing, and intelligent. The
Hard Fought Green Card Victory Published: May 10, 2007 We just obtained a Green Card for our client, a citizen of Canada, after a three year wait. Our client is married to a United States citizen, but had previously overstayed her status, and subsequently departed the United States. As a result she was stuck outside of the country. We first had to convince that United States Consulate that our client was not
Asylum Victory before Judge with 92.4% Denial Rate Published: May 8, 2007 We were able to score a significant victory for our client, a citizen of Mauritania, by winning her application for asylum before Judge Rocco, one of the most difficult Judges in the entire United States to win asylum before. The basis for the claim for asylum was that our client was stripped of her ancestral land on account of her race, and when she
Deportation Avoided Published: May 4, 2007 We were able to avoid an order of deportation for our client, a citizen of Argentina. Our client came to the United States 5 years ago as a visitor and never left the Country. She has been living and working here without authorization ever since. Our client was granted voluntary departure after agreeing to purchase a plane ticket on her own, thereby
NONIMMIGRANT WAIVER APPLICATION APPROVED AFTER TRIAL Published: May 3, 2007 Our Canadian citizen client was granted a nonimmigrant waiver by an Immigration Judge following a trial. The waiver had previously been applied for by the client and had been denied by the Waiver Review Office of Customs and Border Protection of the Department of Homeland Security. The client is inadmissible to the United States because of an 11 year old
Immigration Court Proceedings Administratively Closed Published: May 1, 2007 We were able to obtain administrative closure of our client's case, which has been pending before the Immigration Court in Buffalo, New York for over two years. Our client has a Green Card, and has been charged with committing fraud to get the card in the first place. Specifically, the Government is claiming that our client never intended to take
District Director Decision Overturned by AAO Published: Apr 30, 2007 The Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) of USCIS sustained an appeal we filed on behalf of a Canadian citizen who is married to a United States citizen. He had been denied adjustment of status to lawful permanent resident as a result of a conviction in Canada in 1995 of theft of mail. We had taken the position that a precedent decision of the