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Immigration Case Successes

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Deportation to Vietnam Prevented Published: Apr 13, 2010 Last Friday for the first time I used the new United States Supreme Court decision in Padilla v. Kentucky, 555 U. S. ___ (2009), No. 08-651, to fend off my client’s deportation. In Padilla, the Supreme Court held that a non-citizen of the United States has an absolute right to being informed by counsel whether entering a plea carries a risk of
AAO citizenship victory Published: Apr 7, 2010 The AAO has favorably ruled in one of our cases relating to an Application for Certificate of Citizenship under Section 201 of the Nationality Act of 1940,8 U.S.C. § 601(g). The AAO ruled that: "The preponderance of the evidence thus establishes that the applicant's father resided in the United States for 10 years prior to 1943, five of which were
Deportation Prevented: Client Granted Second Green Card Notwithstanding Conviction Published: Apr 1, 2010 Our client is a citizen of Jamaica. He immigrated to the United States many years ago and obtained lawful permanent resident status. Unfortunately, shortly after obtaining such status, he was convicted of a crime which did not render him deportable. Congress then changed the law in 1996 making his crime a deportable offense and providing that the
Second Five-Year Nonimmigrant Waiver Granted Published: Mar 16, 2010 Our client is a Canadian citizen. He owns his own business, which has many U. S. customers, which requires him to be admitted to the United States from time to time. Unfortunately, he has two criminal convictions in Canada, one involving theft and the other for fraud. Well over 20 years has elapsed since the convictions, and our client has rehabilitated
Green Card Approved for Person Employed without Authorization Published: Mar 1, 2010 Our client is a citizen of Belarus. She entered the United States with an exchange visitor J-1 visa. Thereafter, she applied for change of status to a B-2 visitor for pleasure, which was granted. She then applied for an extension of her B-2 status. While the application was pending, she married a United States citizen. She was employed without
L-1B Specialized Knowledge Intracompany Transferee Approved Published: Feb 17, 2010 Our client is a Canadian citizen. He is employed as Business Development Manager for a Canadian computer software and services company, which has a wholly owned subsidiary in the United States.Because of the substantial level of business of the U. S. subsidiary, his employer decided to transfer him to the United States as Business Development Manager for
Green Card Approved for Citizen of Jamaica Published: Feb 1, 2010 Our client is a citizen of Jamaica. He last entered the United States in 2001 with a passport containing a valid visa and was admitted for six months. He has remained in the United States ever since. In 2006, he was encountered by the Border Patrol and Immigration Court proceedings were instituted against him, which we defended. In 2008, he married
Immigrant Waiver Granted and Green Card Approved for Canadian Citizen Published: Jan 28, 2010 Our client is a citizen of Canada. Unfortunately, she was inadmissible to the United States for life as a result of have two convictions for theft related crimes in Canada almost 20 years ago. Because she wished to visit the United States like any other Canadian citizen, we prepared and filed an Application for a Nonimmigrant Waiver of Inadmissibility,