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Matthew Kolken quoted in Business INSIDER
Published: Nov 27, 2018
Matthew Kolken, an immigration attorney based in Buffalo, New York, said the "biggest shift" between Obama and Trump on immigration is in their rhetoric.
"The Trump administration wants everyone to know that he's harsh on immigrants," Kolken told INSIDER. "Obama was the exact opposite. His rhetoric was very lofty, and favorable to immigration reform."
Matthew Kolken quoted on FOX
Published: Oct 23, 2018
“It’s unspeakable,” immigration lawyer Matthew Kolken told Fox News. “In this day and age, we don’t allow our children to walk to school alone… The actors that are smuggling individuals are unscrupulous. They take advantage of them. Women are subjected to sexual assault and rape. Children too.”
Matthew Kolken Quoted in the San Jose Mercury News
Published: Oct 8, 2018
Matthew Kolken, a New York immigration lawyer whose firm helps clients immigrate to both Canada and the U.S., said he’s had about a dozen foreign-citizen clients decide to move to Canada even though they were already in the midst of official proceedings to come to the U.S.
“They gave up on their American dream,” Kolken said. “You
Matthew Kolken Quoted in Yahoo News
Published: Aug 23, 2018
But Matthew Kolken, a Buffalo-based immigration attorney and elected member of AILA National’s board of governors, told Yahoo News that “those of us who have been in the trenches are uniform in our concern about the way he is handling cases.” Kolken said he’s spoken to about a dozen other attorneys with expertise in deportation
Matthew Kolken Quoted in Reason Magazine
Published: Aug 17, 2018
Matt Kolken, an immigration attorney and national immigration reform advocate, thinks there's a viable solution. "The law specifically provides that if you are an immediate relative of a United States citizen, eligible to apply for adjustment of status, which is to become a green-card holder from inside of the country," says Kolken.
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Matthew Kolken Quoted in Salon
Published: Aug 13, 2018
Matthew Kolken, a partner at a New York immigration law firm, said there are only two substantive ways Trump’s in-laws could gain green cards: through sponsorship by their daughter or an employer. The latter is unlikely, he said, as it would require evidence that there were no Americans who could do the job for which they were hired.
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Stepped Up Illegal-Entry Prosecutions Reduce Those for Other Crimes
Published: Aug 7, 2018
Via TRAC: The latest available case-by-case records for June 2018 reveal a total of 11,086 new federal prosecutions were brought as a result of referrals from CBP in the five federal judicial districts along the southwest border. June numbers were up 20.3 percent from the 9,216 such prosecutions recorded during May, and up 74.1 percent over March figures.