Cancellation of Removal

Case Study – Cancellation of Removal for Non-Permanent Residents

Ms. “Ramirez” is a citizen of Honduras and was undocumented. She has lived in the United States for nearly twenty (20) years and has four United States citizen children, one of who suffers from severe autism.

Problem:

Ms. "Ramirez" had lived in the United States for almost twenty years and Immigration and Customs Enforcement wanted to deport her to Honduras.

Solution:

Ms. "Ramirez" received a Green Card and is permitted to remain in the United States legally.

Asylum and Relief Under the Convention Against Torture

Case Study – Asylum and Relief Under the Convention Against Torture

Mr. “Garcia” is a citizen of Mexico and a lawful permanent resident he was convicted pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 1029(a)(2) – credit card fraud. Immigration Customs Enforcement arrested Mr. “Garcia” and placed him in removal proceedings charging him as an Aggravated Felon – essentially the “death penalty” of immigration law.

Problem:

Mr. "Garcia" has a Green Card however he may be deported because of a serious criminal conviction.

Solution:

Mr. "Garcia" would be in extreme danger if deported to Mexico accordingly he is allowed to remain in the United States under the Convention Against Torture.

U-Visa - Victim of a Crime

Case Study – U-Visa – Victim of a Crime

Mr. “Basu” is a citizen of India and was undocumented. He was working at a gas station when he was the victim of a robbery and felonious assault. Indeed he has shot in the hand.

Problem:

Mr. "Basu" was undocumented and the victim of a violent crime.

Solution:

Mr. "Basu" was granted a U-Visa for four years and ultimately received a Green Card.

O-1 Extraordinary Ability Visa

Case Study – O-1 Extraordinary Ability Visa

Station Films, a New York and Los Angeles based commercial production company, wanted to hire Italian director Luca Maroni to direct a number of commercials.

Problem:

Commercial Production company wanted to hire an Italian director.

Solution:

The director was granted an O-1 visa for the duration of his projects in the United States.

P-3 Visa - Culturally Unique Artist or Entertainer

Case Study – P-3 Visa – Culturally Unique Artist or Entertainer

Adunni and Nefertiti are an all female singing group from Nigeria that performs folk and traditional songs. 

Problem:

Non-Profit wanted to bring a traditional Nigerian singing group to the United States.

Solution:

The performers were granted a P-3 Visa and permitted to enter the United States for the duration of their performance schedule.