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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. Click here for more.
Matthew Kolken Recognized as One of the Best Lawyers in America in Immigration Law Published: Aug 15, 2018 We are pleased to announce that Matthew Kolken has selected by his peers for recognition in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in Immigration Law.
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. Click here for
Matthew Kolken Recognized as One of Western New York's Top Attorneys Published: Aug 10, 2018 We are pleased to announce that Matthew Kolken has been named by Business First and the Buffalo Law Journal as a "Legal Elite" honoree for 2018 as one of Western New York’s top attorneys.
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.