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

Immigration Case Successes

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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
Green Card Approval Published: Aug 7, 2006 Robert D. Kolken, Esq. obtained lawful permanent resident status on behalf of a Canadian citizen with two criminal convictions, who married a United States citizen. We were able to have the client paroled into the United States pending the filing and adjudication of her applications for a “green card”. In addition, we prepared and submitted an
H-1B approved for Hockey General Manager Published: Aug 7, 2006 Eric W. Schultz, Esq., successfully assisted a minor league professional hockey team obtain H-1B nonimmigrant status so that the team could promote its current head coach, a Canadian citizen, to the front office and take over the team’s professional responsibilities as General Manager. Eric qualified the proposed beneficiary under the
Immigration Judge Grants Green Card Published: Aug 7, 2006 Matthew L. Kolken was able to obtain a grant of lawful permanent residency (Green Card status) on behalf of his client after a trial before the Immigration Judge in Buffalo, New York. Mr. Kolken’s client, a citizen of India, was convicted for making a false police report and had immigration court proceedings instituted against him, even though he is
Deportation Avoided - Visa Issued Published: Aug 7, 2006 Robert D. Kolken, Esq. obtained a visitor visa in Toronto and obtained visitor status for a citizen of the U.K., who has previously been denied admission under the Visa Waiver Program and denied a visitor visa and denied a student visa and who had been placed in Immigration Courtproceedings. We had obtained Voluntary Departure in the Immigration Court