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Immigration Case Successes

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BATTERED SPOUSE NOW ELIGIBLE FOR GREEN CARD Published: Jan 23, 2006 Matthew L. Kolken, Esq. obtained the approval of a Battered Spouse Petition, on behalf of his client, a native of Finland, and a citizen of Sweden. Mr. Kolken’s client originally came to the United States as a student. She met and fell in love with a man, who after their marriage, became physically, mentally, and sexually abusive to her, and who
PRO MOTORCYCLE RIDER VISA Published: Jan 23, 2006 We successfully obtained “P-1” lawful nonimmigrant status for one of the top-rated professional motorcycle racers in the world, who will use the approval to obtain a visa at the U.S. Consulate in his home country so that he can compete in the World’s premier professional motorcycle racing series.  The Series consists of twelve multi-day events to be held
Another Green Card Saved Published: Jan 23, 2006 Matthew L. Kolken, Esq. has saved another one of his client’s Green Cards by order of the Immigration Judge. Mr. Kolken’s client, a citizen of Guyana, was convicted in 1994 for possession of stolen property. The client had purchased 5 stolen coats from a co-worker. He bought the coats as presents for his wife, mother and sister, and pled
L-1A Approved Published: Jan 18, 2006 Matthew L. Kolken, Esq. obtained the approval of an L-1A Intra-Company Transferee petition. The employee, a citizen of Canada, was transferred to the United States from the corporation’s Vancouver, British Columbia subsidiary in order to be employed as an Area Manager in L-1A status in California. Mr. Kolken accompanied the employee to the Port of
Deportation Prevented Published: Jan 18, 2006 Matthew L. Kolken, Esq. prevented the deportation of his client, a citizen of Mexico, who had been charged with removability as a result of being convicted for two counts of indecency, one of which was a mere violation of a public ordinance. The client was charged by Citizenship and Immigration Services as being removable for having two crimes involving
Chinese asylum permanent resident grant Published: Jan 11, 2006 Eric W. Schultz, Esq., successfully secured lawful permanent resident status for a client from the People’s Republic of China who based on Eric’s legal representation won political asylum before a U.S. Immigration Judge 6 years ago. The client, who has 2 children, feared severe punitive treatment due to China’s “one child”
Green Card for Russian Asylee Published: Jan 4, 2006 Lawful permanent resident status was secured for a client from Russia who won political asylum before a U.S. Immigration Judge 3 years ago. The client, who is hearing impaired, was treated so badly in terms of educational and economic opportunity in Russia that the Judge agreed that the treatment by governmental authorities constituted substantial
Deportation Order Avoided Published: Dec 27, 2005 Matthew L. Kolken, Esq. obtained a grant of Post Hearing Voluntary Departure, on behalf of his client, a citizen of Kenya. Mr. Kolken’s client came to the United States in 1999 on a Visitor’s Visa, but did not depart the United States as required by law. The Immigration Judge found him removable but granted him the privilege of avoiding the