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Asylum Granted For Citizen of Turkmenistan Published: Oct 19, 2018 After a two-year legal battle the immigration judge just granted our clients' applications for asylum. Our clients are from Turkmenistan, and fled the country after receiving credible death threats from government actors.
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
Convinced the Government to Cancel Deportation and Release Client from Detention Published: Sep 5, 2018 A review from a satisfied client: I was detained at BFDF (Batavia) for over staying after my visa extension application was denied. My employer was not aware that there was a 10 day period before which I had to leave the country. Matthew met with me at the detention facility and walked through what he intended in detail. He got me out the next day
Client Released From Custody after NTA Cancelled Published: Aug 30, 2018 Yesterday, Matthew Kolken was able to convince the head of Enforcement and Removal Operations, after first convincing Chief Counsel, to cancel a Notice to Appear prior to it being filed with the immigration court. His client was a detained H-1B overstay whose renewal petition filed by another firm was recently denied. The client was released from custody
Asylum Granted For Citizen of Pakistan Published: Aug 27, 2018 Asylum granted by the immigration judge on behalf of a citizen of Pakistan who was employed by an American corporation, and who was brutally attacked and hospitalized as a result of the expression of his pro-American sympathies.
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
Asylum Granted for Citizen of India Published: Aug 20, 2018 Asylum granted by Immigration Judge for our client, a citizen of India, who was severely beaten by the government for his lawful activities on behalf of a political party.