Immigration Case Successes
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NAFTA Approval: Management Consultant
Published: Jan 17, 2007
We obtained an approval under the NAFTA for a Canadian citizen as a Management Consultant for a U. S. company based in
Colorado . Robert D. Kolken, Esq. was able to obtain an 8th consecutive approval in such status, based upon the fact that the U. S. employer provides consulting services to
U. S. companies.
Green Card Granted for Citizen of Germany in Six Months
Published: Jan 16, 2007
We obtained lawful permanent resident status on behalf of a German citizen who entered the United States on the Visa Waiver Program and then married a
United States citizen.
Robert D. Kolken, Esq., initially obtained conditional permanent residence for him based on adjustment of status, and now U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has approved his
BIA remands for consideration of eligibility for relief from removal
Published: Jan 15, 2007
The Board of Immigration Appeals has sent a client’s case back to the Immigration Courtfor further hearing. Eric W. Schultz, Esq., argued on behalf of the client, a permanent resident from Russia, that, because the client had accrued more than 5 years of lawful permanent residence in the U.S. while his case was pending, and had been physically
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