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

Immigration Case Successes

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Immigration Deportation Order Vacated Published: Sep 13, 2006 We secured a vacation of an Immigration Court’s deportation order against a client, when the Board of Immigration Appeals granted his motion on the client’s behalf to reopen proceedings. The client had been ordered removed in 1999 due to offenses involving robbery and burglary, for which he was treated as a Youthful Offender in New York. We
Asylum Granted by Immigration Judge Published: Sep 13, 2006 An Immigration Judge granted asylum to another one of our clients who is a citizen of Pakistan. Matthew L. Kolken successfully tried the case. The client was a member of an opposition party that was campaigning against the incumbent candidate. He and his father were taken from there home, and kept in a windowless cell for days. While in the cell he was
BIA Precedent Decision Published: Sep 13, 2006 Matter of Liadov, 23 I&N Dec. 990 (BIA 2006) Interim Decision #3540
Green Card Granted Published: Sep 13, 2006 A Green Card was granted to our client, a Citizen of Canada. Matthew L. Kolken’s client is the owner of a multinational corporation with offices in the United States and Canada. The client opened up offices in the Minnesota, and is employing United States Citizens. Mr. Kolken’s client had resided in Canada for over 15 years, although he was
Client’s P-1 Petition granted on appeal Published: Sep 8, 2006 We successfully reversed a denial of a client’s petition for P-1S “essential support personnel” nonimmigrant status on appeal. The client, a successful professional minor league hockey team under affiliation with a major league pro hockey team, petitioned to secure P-1S status for its assistant coach to help in developing major league
Waiver of Conditional Residence Joint Filing Requirements granted Published: Sep 8, 2006 We successfully secured approval of a client’s petition to waive the joint filing requirements to removal the conditional basis of her lawful permanent resident status.  She had filed while married to her husband, but the marriage was terminated and the client was placed into Immigration Court proceedings. We arranged for administrative closure of the
BIA Precedent Decision Published: Sep 1, 2006 The Board of Immigration Appeals has ruled in Matter of O'Cealleagh, 23 I&N Dec. 976 (BIA 2006) Interim Decision # 3538 that: (1) In order for an offense to qualify for the "purely political offense" exception to the ground of inadmissibility under section 212(a)(2)(A)(i)(I) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. §
Denial of Admission Overcome Published: Aug 11, 2006 Robert D. Kolken, Esq., obtained admission to the United States as a visitor for a Canadian citizen who had previously been denied entry because he allegedly admitted to using a controlled substance. We were able to show that the alleged admission did not meet the requirements for an admission of a crime as set forth by the Attorney General