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Immigration Case Successes

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Second Circuit tells BIA to reopen clients’ case for asylum hearing Published: Jun 26, 2006 Eric W. Schultz, Esq., successfully reversed a Board of Immigration Appeals denial of his clients’ motion to reopen to apply for asylum protection in the U.S. The clients, spouses from Iran, had lost their appeal to the BIA when they expressed a fear of return to Iran due to the husband’s Jewish ethnicity and religion, and the
Client granted Green Card despite initial inadmissibility charge Published: Jun 26, 2006 Eric W. Schultz, Esq., assisted by his Legal Assistant MariJo Pronobis, secured lawful permanent resident status for a Canadian/Greek dual citizen who was at one time charged with inadmissibility to the U.S. for having willfully misrepresented a material fact. Eric successfully obtained dismissal of the charge from an Immigration Judge, and the client was
Green Card Saved Published: Jun 26, 2006 Robert D. Kolken, Esq. obtained Cancellation of Removal after a trial in the Immigration Courtlocated at the Buffalo Federal Detention Center on behalf of a Mexican citizen who was deportable for having been convicted of two crimes involving moral turpitude. We had his mother and older sister testify on his behalf. He testified to his
Client allowed to remain in US despite deportability Published: Jun 12, 2006 Eric W. Schultz, Esq., successfully convinced a U.S. Immigration Judge that his client, a lawful permanent resident with strong family ties to the U.S. deserved a discretionary grant of cancellation of removal and a second chance to remain with his family in the U.S. despite his criminal conviction record which could have caused him to be deported. The
Second Circuit agrees that client showed sufficient proof to be considered for asylum protection Published: Jun 5, 2006 An order of removal entered was reversed when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated, reversed, and remanded the client’s case to the Board of Immigration Appeals. The Second Circuit agreed that prior counsel had been ineffective in prior counsel’s erroneous legal strategy so as to prejudice the client’s case in causing
Second Circuit agrees that BIA violated client’s due process rights Published: May 30, 2006 Eric W. Schultz, Esq., successfully reversed an order of removal entered against a client when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit remanded the case to the Board of Immigration Appeals for further hearing. The client had represented himself at the BIA, and despite doing a notice of appeal with reasons for his challenge of the Immigration
Immigration Court Proceedings Defeated Published: May 30, 2006 Robert D. Kolken successfully defended an Immigration Courtproceeding brought against a Canadian citizen who the Government claimed was inadmissible to the United States due to a Canadian perjury conviction. We convinced the Immigration Judge that the Canadian statute did not require the element of materiality and as a result was not a crime involving
Trade NAFTA Approval Published: May 30, 2006 Robert D. Kolken, Esq. obtained admission to the United States for a Canadian citizen who was born in Sri Lanka, and who had one week earlier been refused admission to the United States when he had appeared at a port of entry without counsel. Mr. Kolken obtained his admission in Trade NAFTA status, as a Computer Software Engineer, to be employed in the