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Immigration Case Successes

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Waiver Approved for 5 Years Published: Nov 14, 2011 Ten years ago our Canadian citizen client misrepresented his reason for wanting to enter the United States. This misrepresentation was discovered by immigration officials, and he was summarily removed at the border via an expedited removal order. A willful misrepresentation of a material fact is a lifetime bar from the United States, and as such our client
Deportation Terminated, I-601 Waiver Approved, and Green Card Issued despite Convictions and False Claim to United States Citizenship Published: Nov 1, 2011 Our client is a native and citizen of Nigeria. He entered the United States from Canada as a visitor/no class. After he was admitted, he was unfortunately convicted on two separate occasions of criminal charges. In addition, he applied for a United States passport, using documents showing that he was born in the United States, which was untrue. The
Deportation Overturned on Appeal: Client Eligible to Apply for his Green Card Published: Oct 24, 2011 We just won an appeal before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA). The Immigration Court in Buffalo ordered our client's removal after trial speculating that he was ineligible to apply for his Green Card because he made a false claim to United States citizenship that never happened. On appeal we argued that the Immigration Court erred in ruling that
Cancellation of Removal Granted, Green Card Saved Published: Oct 11, 2011 We just saved our client's Green Card after a trial before the Immigration Court at the Buffalo Federal Detention Facility in Batavia, New York. Our client came to the United States approximately 15 years ago. Within five years of his arrival he was convicted of simple assault (Assault 3rd) in New York State. Historically, a simple assault conviction
I-601 Waiver Approval Overcoming 10-year Bar Despite Criminal History Published: Sep 28, 2011 Our client is a native and citizen of South Korea. She entered the United States somewhere along the Washington-Canada border, without inspection. After her arrival she was convicted of one count of New York Penal Law § 240.20, Disorderly Conduct, a violation of New York State law, and fined $100.00. She was also was arrested and charged with violating
Motion to Reopen Granted based on Ineffective Representation of an Accredited Representative Published: Aug 23, 2011 Our client is a native and citizen of Turkey. She entered the United States in 2002 as a visitor and overstayed. Immigration Court proceedings were instituted against her in 2004. She retained an unscrupulous cleric who had been accredited to represent non-citizens in the Immigration Court by the Board of Immigration Appeals. Although she advised the
DREAMer Elier Lara no longer facing deportation Published: Jul 15, 2011 The Immigration Court in Buffalo, New York has signed an order dismissing removal proceedigns against my client, Elier Lara. Elier's case obtained national prominence when a poster sized picture of him was placed on the floor of the Senate by Senator Durbin when he reintroduced the DREAM Act last month. Prior to Senator Durbin's actions, the
Deportation Proceedings Terminated Published: Jul 12, 2011 Our client is a citizen of the Philippines. She was lawfully admitted to the United States in H1B status as a professional. Her employer timely filed a petition requesting an extension of her status. Before the extension petition was adjudicated, and after the original status had expired, the client was arrested by the Border Patrol and Immigration Court