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Immigration Case Successes

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Client Granted 2nd Green Card Published: Jan 11, 2007 We obtained another Green Card on behalf of one of our Canadian citizen clients. Although this is not unique in and of itself, there were some extenuating circumstances that made this grant interesting. Our client is married to a United States citizen, and already had a Green Card, but was placed in Immigration Court proceedings because Citizenship
L-1A Approved After Erroneous Denial Published: Jan 10, 2007 We received the approval of an L-1A on behalf of our client a leading retailer of travel products and services for the leisure and corporate markets with offices in Australia, Canada, and the United States. Matthew L. Kolken was retained to assist with the transfer of a manager from the Canadian corporation to be employed by the U.S. Corporation as the
Third Circuit Finds No Constitutional Right to Asylum and Upholds IJ’s Asylum Denial Published: Jan 5, 2007 The Court held that there is no constitutional right to asylum. The court noted that given the discretionary nature of asylum, Petitioner’s argument that the delay violated due process must fail at the threshold. The court also held that the IJ’s adverse credibility finding was supported by substantial evidence. (Mudric v. Gonzales, 11/24/06).
Second Circuit vacates BIA order in precedent decision Published: Dec 18, 2006 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has vacated an order of the Board of Immigration Appeals, agreeing with Eric W. Schultz, Esq., in his argument that an improper legal standard was used by the BIA in denying the client’s motion to rescind an in absentia order of removal and reopen proceedings. The client, a conditional permanent
Second Circuit approves negotiated stipulation to remand case Published: Dec 13, 2006 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit approved a stipulation with the U.S. Attorney, to remand a client’s Immigration Court proceeding for further review of the client’s eligibility for a green card in light of his marriage to a US citizen. The client had previously held lawful permanent resident status on a conditional basis, but
Deportation Narrowly Avoided Published: Dec 12, 2006 We were able to get a case administratively closed on behalf of our client, a citizen of Guyana, narrowly avoiding his deportation. Matthew Kolken’s client was charged with being deportable for committing a fraud in order to get his visa that enabled him to come to the United States . His father was already living in the U.S. illegally, and had
Continuance Granted on Humanitarian Grounds Published: Dec 8, 2006 The Honorable Immigration Judge Montante, Jr. granted our clients a humanitarian continuance today which will extend their stay in the United States for at least an additional 8 months. Our clients have overstayed their visa status, and are not eligible for any form of affirmative relief from deportation. The Immigration Judges have been under strict
Immigration Judge's Asylum Denial Reversed by BIA Published: Dec 1, 2006 The Board of Immigration Appeals has overturned an Immigration Judge's denial of asylum on behalf of our client, a citizen of Zambia. Matthew L. Kolken, Esq. successfully argued that the Immigration Judge erred in holding that the Respondent failed to meet her burden of proof to demonstrate that she has a well founded fear of future persecution