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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.
Deportation Terminated on behalf of an Unaccompanied Minor from Central America
Published: Aug 6, 2018
Our motion to terminate deportation has been granted on behalf of our client, an unaccompanied refugee child from Central America. The termination order permanently eliminates the threat of removal to a country where he faces unspeakable violence. A Green Card will be forthcoming putting an end to this ordeal.
We are proud to say that in the four years
Motion to Reopen Granted, Green Card to Follow
Published: Aug 1, 2018
After first obtaining a recision of our client's administrative removal order, USCIS erroneously denied her I-485 claiming they lacked jurisdiction, and incorrectly instructed that we needed to file a Motion to Reopen with Immigration Court. We then filed a Motion to Reopen the erroneously denied I-485, which was granted, and we are now waiting for a
Green Card Holder Readmitted Despite 9 Year Absence
Published: Jul 26, 2018
We just obtained the readmission of a Greek national as a lawful permanent resident despite a 9 year continuous absence abroad overcoming an abandonment finding. Our client is back inside the United States, and we are in the process of renewing his Green Card.
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