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

Immigration Case Successes

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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
Green Card granted despite conviction Published: May 30, 2006 Eric W. Schultz, Esq., secured lawful permanent resident status on behalf of a woman, who is married to a U.S. citizen and with whom she has a U.S. citizen child, despite a conviction for a crime involving moral turpitude. U.S. Immigration agreed with Eric’s argument that her husband and child would be subjected to extreme hardship if she were barred
Deportation Avoided Published: Apr 26, 2006 Robert D. Kolken, Esq. obtained an Order from an Immigration Judge allowing withdrawal of an application for admission for a Canadian citizen which spared him a 10 year bar to admission to the United States. The client had been charged 11 years ago with knowingly aiding and abetting an alien to come to the United States in violation of law and will
Green Card Approval Published: Apr 24, 2006 Robert D. Kolken, Esq. obtained a green card on behalf of a Canadian citizen who married a United States citizen after being admitted to the U.S. as fiancé. The interesting part of this case is that we were able to get the Canadian citizen paroled into the United States after being admitted as a fiancé, but before his marriage, so that he
BIA Remands Case Back to Immigration Judge Published: Apr 12, 2006 Matthew L. Kolken, Esq. successfully argued that an Immigration Judge erred in denying his client’s application for asylum. Mr. Kolken’s clients arrived in the United States from Albania, leaving their home country to escape persecution, which took the form of the kidnapping of their child who was taken from the family home at gun point on