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

Immigration Case Successes

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Green Card Granted by Immigration Judge Published: Jul 22, 2005 Matthew L. Kolken, Esq. obtained approval of client’s application to adjust status to become a lawful permanent resident in a trial before the Immigrtion Court in Buffalo, New York . The client, a citizen of Peru, entered the United States in 1996 in R-2 status and was charged for criminal possession of a forged instrument, for which he was
Couple Reunited Published: Jul 21, 2005 Robert D. Kolken, Esq. obtained parole at the Canadian border for a Canadian citizen wife of a U.S. citizen enabling the couple to be reunited in the United States, notwithstanding the wife's inadmissibility due to three criminal convictions. Our clients have been married for over two years, but had neglected to apply for permanent resident status for the
H-1B Approval Published: Jul 21, 2005 Approval of a petition filed by a U.S. university to classify its Division One level Women’s Lacrosse Head Coach in H-1B nonimmigrant status for a 3-year period, based on the demonstration that the position requires someone to possess a bachelor’s level or higher education was obtained.
Motion to Dismiss Defeated Published: Jul 12, 2005 We successfully defeated a Government motion to dismiss a petition for review filed before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to challenge the Board of Immigration Appeals’ refusal to allow his clients a hearing on their fear of return to Iran on account of their Jewish ethnicity. The Government made a motion to dismiss instead of an
Deportation Avoided Published: Jul 12, 2005 Robert D. Kolken, Esq. obtained Cancellation of Removal on behalf of a 39-year-old citizen of Barbados and lawful permanent resident of the United States in a contested Immigration Court proceeding held at Batavia, New York. The Department of Homeland Security was attempting to deport our client on the basis of his 23 year criminal history involving
L-1A Approval Published: Jul 8, 2005 We successfully obtained “L-1A” nonimmigrant status on behalf of a Canadian client whose family-owned commercial real estate development business has recently acquired a controlling interest in a Florida-based construction and contracting company.  By demonstrating that the two small companies have the needed affiliate relationship and that the client
Trade NAFTA Approval Published: Jul 6, 2005 Robert D. Kolken, Esq. has obtained Trade NAFTA Professional status for a Canadian mechanical engineer who has a job offer to assist in a prototype project which will convert biomass material into Ethanol. A plant is being constructed in Mississippi for such purposes. The status is good for one year and can be indefinitely extended or renewed in one-year
Fiancé Petition Approved Published: Jul 6, 2005 Matthew L. Kolken, Esq., after 24 days pendency, obtained approval of a fiancé petition for a U.S. citizen engaged to a Canadian citizen residing in Canada. As a result, the client will be able to enter the United States to get married and then apply for lawful permanent resident ("Green Card") status.