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Immigration Case Successes

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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
Removal proceedings terminated Published: Nov 27, 2006 An Immigration Court terminated proceedings based on work by Eric W. Schultz, Esq., to obtain approval of a petition to waive the conditional basis of a client’s permanent resident status. The client was placed into removal proceedings for having failed to file a petition on her own, as her marriage had ended. Eric assisted her in filing a petition,
Client Released from Custody in time for Thanksgiving Holiday. Published: Nov 21, 2006 Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has agreed to release our client from custody which will enable him to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with his family. Our client is subject to an order of deportation, and is waiting to be sent back to Albania. Matthew L. Kolken, Esq. was able to arrange for his client's release from custody because he
AAO agrees that Pro Lacrosse Coaches deserve P-1 visas Published: Nov 21, 2006 The Administrative Appeals Office for U.S. Immigration sustained an appeal of a denial of “P-1 essential support” status to coaches of a highly regarded major league professional lacrosse team. The denial was reversed, and the coaches can now travel to the U.S. to get their team ready for the upcoming season.
BIA grants emergency stay of removal and stop’s client’s imminent deportation Published: Nov 21, 2006 The Board of Immigration Appeals stopped a client’s imminent removal and granted a joint motion to reopen that Eric W. Schultz, Esq., arranged. The client, ordered removed 2 years ago, was arrested by U.S. Immigration at her interview on her marriage to a U.S. citizen in Florida in early October. Eric was then brought into the case, and through
Green Card approved for married couple within five months Published: Nov 7, 2006 A green card to classify a Canadian as the lawful permanent resident spouse of a US citizen was approved within five months of filing. The couple, who reside in Phoenix, AZ, The new green card holder will need to file a petition with his wife to lift the conditional basis of his permanent status in 2 years, and will be eligible for naturalization as a US