Immigration Judges Approving Waivers?

A recent Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) decision confirmed that an Immigration Judge does not have the authority to approve an I 601 A waiver petition. The reason for this ruling is Immigration courts are employed to resolve removal and deportation issues, not to decide whether the spouse of a USC or LPR can receive […]

Asylum Granted to Mexican Mother Abused by Father of her Children

The Immigration Court approved a Mexican national, mother of 4 children who escaped a long term abusive relationship at the hands of the father of her children, escaping persecution from the abusive father. The court ruled that since the Mexican government could not or would not protect her by arresting and prosecuting him. The court […]

LAWFUL PERMANENT RESIDENT DEPORTED FOR SOLCITATION

A lawful permanent resident was ordered removed from the US for solicitation of prostitution by the Immigration Court and sustained by the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals. Often we are able to obtain a waiver of solicitation but in this matter there must have been evidence of a continual pattern of prostitution behavior. Generally an […]

Immigration Lawyers Applaud New Parole for Entrepreneurs

Many foreign entrepreneurs and business executives apply for ESTA or B1 visitor visas to enter the U.S. for business opportunities. The Government has just announced a new program that would allow start up owners to be paroled into the U.S. in order to manage the business during its initial start up period. This should help […]

Immigration Attorneys Appeal Asylum Denial

A Jamaican Asylum petitioner was denied asylum after an appeal and in a split decision by  the Appeals Court ruling that his asylum should be denied based upon his bi sexuality. It is accepted law in the U.S. that if an asylee fears persecution from his home country on the basis of one of the […]

Immigration Lawyers Obtaining Bonds for Relief Asylum

One of immigration attorneys first objectives is to seek release on bond of asylees who enter the U.S. without inspection and are seeking to pursue asylum out of fear of returning to their home counties. If a bond is approved the refugee is allowed to live with family or friends in the U.S. and attend […]

Immigration Attorneys Appeal Denial of L 1 Executive Transfer

USCIS wrongfully denial an extension of an L 1 executive transfer, relying only upon domestic employees the executive supervised not the company’s Japanese foreign worker staff. The appeals court reversed the denial and is allowing the executive L1 be extended Law360, New York (April 22, 2016, 5:27 PM ET) — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services […]

Undocumented Immigrants Await Court Decision on DAPA

The U.S. Supreme Court announced today it will hear oral arguments on President Obama’s Deferred Action and Work Authorization for Parents of U.S Citizens or Permanent Residents. Our immigration lawyers keep up-to-date on any changes in immigration law and policy.  If the Court upholds the president’s executive authority to implement DAPA, within 4 months of […]

Immigration Lawyers Get Stay of Deportation in Asylum case

A great deal of controversy surrounds the current policy of not affording asylum seekers the ability to obtain an immigration attorney and a bond for release, change of venue to the region of the U.S. where refugees currently reside rather than before an immigration judge where they were originally detained while entering the country. Oftentimes the immigration courts to […]

Asylum Refugees Need Immigration Lawyers

Department of Homeland Security is detaining asylum seekers who were ordered deported without having an immigration lawyer represent them at their deportation hearing. Because of the large number of refugees entering the U.S. in the last 2 years from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala,  the immigration courts,in many cases, are not giving asylum seekers enough […]