I am thrilled to report that today, I received a letter from DHS agreeing to join in a proposed joint motion to reopen I had filed for a very deserving client, so that she could finally have a chance to pursue permanent residency! She has waited over 20 years for this!
Recently, I helped a client reopen and get an approval of an old I-130 petition that had been denied on the basis that the client failed to respond to a notice for evidence that was sent to her back in 2009. The client had petitioned for her brother (Fourth Preference category) from India prior to […]
Last year, I took on a very complicated deportation case, where my client and his wife were told by numerous other lawyers that nothing could be done on their case. The client, an Indian citizen, has been in this country for over 20 years. When he first came here in 1992, he was placed in […]
Three years ago, a woman came into my office feeling hopeless and helpless about her immigration case. She was a hardworking woman and a single mother of a young boy. She constantly feared being detained and deported because she had a removal order against her from 2002. She told me that she was supposed to […]
Today, our firm enjoyed another tremendous victory, this time, through a proposed joint motion to reopen, which was joined in by the Department of Homeland Security in New York. Our client, a Nigerian woman and a single parent of three United States citizen children, came to us in the spring of 2010 to discuss her […]
In our November 3, 2009 post, we informed you about the case of Kucana v. Holder (08-911), in which the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on November 10, 2009. The issue was whether 8 U.S.C. § 1252(a)(2)(B)(ii) strips jurisdiction from federal courts to review rulings on motions to reopen by the Board of Immigration […]
Here is a good recap of the oral arguments held on November 10, 2009 at the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Kucana v. Holder.
On October 28, 2009, the Board of Immigration Appeals (“BIA”) issued a precedent decision in Matter of Yauri, 25 I. & N. Dec. 103 (BIA 2009). Our colleague, Nadine Wettstein, wrote a great article on this case on the website for Immigration Impact, that we thought was important to share with our readers. This new […]
On November 10, 2009, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Kucana v. Holder (08-911), a very important case involving an immigrant’s right to seek judicial review of a motion to reopen in absentia deportation cases. Cornell University School of Law Legal Information Institute has a very good summary of the legal […]