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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.
Matthew Kolken Quoted in FOX News
Published: Jul 23, 2018
“The Obama administration’s strategy was to expedite deportations of refugee children oftentimes without a lawyer, and jail refugee mothers with children as a deterrent,” said Matthew Kolken, an immigration lawyer whose clients include children seeking political asylum. “Yes, Trump’s zero-tolerance policy is concerning, but it
2nd Circuit Rules Criminal Sale of Marijuana 3rd is not an Aggravated Felony
Published: Jul 20, 2018
Hot off the presses: Hylton v. Sessions, 17‐1567‐ag (JULY 20, 2018) Antoine Hylton, a Jamaican national, petitions for review of the order of the Board of Immigration Appeals, which found him ineligible for cancellation of removal because his prior state conviction for sale of marijuana in the third degree constituted an aggravated felony
Matthew Kolken Quoted in Business Insider
Published: Jul 18, 2018
Matthew Kolken, an immigration lawyer on the board of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, told Business Insider that Obama's solution to a 2014 wave of illegal immigration from Central America "was to cage mothers with children in deportation internment camps."
Fleeing Central America, where murder rates in some places are among the world's