Case Success Stories

 

In the Matter of F.M.

F.M. overstayed the B-1/2 visa and is a citizen of Pakistan.

Conviction for Felony Financial Transaction Fraud (O.C.G.A §§16-9-33,16-9-38).

Sentenced to 3 year confinement to be served on probation.

Conviction for Simple Possession of Marijuana (O.C.G.A §16-13-2(b)).

Sentenced to 12 months confinement to be served on probation.

Resolution: This Firm modified the conviction for felony financial transaction fraud and vacated the marijuana conviction. The client is now a Lawful Permanent Resident..

 


In the Matter of O.P.     

Lawful Permanent Resident at time of convictions and is a citizen of former USSR.

Conviction for Felony Shoplifting (O.C.G.A §16-8-14).

Sentenced to 3 years confinement to be served on probation.

Conviction for Misdemeanor Shoplifting (O.C.G.A §16-8-14).

Sentenced to 12 months confinement to be served on probation.

Resolution: This Firm modified both convictions for shoplifting and the client is now a United States citizen.

 


In the Matter of M.M.                  

Lawful Permanent Resident at the time of convictions and is a citizen of Belize.

Conviction for Aggravated Assault (O.C.G.A §16-5-21).

Sentenced to 10 years confinement to be served on probation.

Conviction for Family Violence Battery (O.C.G.A §16-5-23.1).

Sentenced to 90 days confinement with an additional 9 months on probation.

Conviction for Criminal Trespass (O.C.G.A §16-7-21).

Sentenced to 14 days confinement with remaining 12 months to be served on probation.

Conviction for DU.I. (O.C.G.A §40-6-391).

Sentenced to 12 months confinement to be served on probation.

Ordered Deported by the Immigration Judge.

Resolution: This Firm modified the conviction for aggravated assault and vacated the conviction for family violence battery, reopened the client’s case at Board of Immigration Appeals and terminated removal proceedings. Client is now a Lawful Permanent Resident.

 


In the Matter of S.D.                      

Lawful Permanent Resident at the time of conviction and is a citizen of Ethiopia.

Convicted of sexual battery (O.C.G.A §16-6-22.1) (Indicted for child molestation O.C.G.A §16-6-4).

Sentenced to 2 years confinement to be served on probation.

Resolution: This Firm vacated the conviction and the client is now a Lawful Permanent Resident..

 


In the Matter of G.S.                                     

Lawful Permanent Resident at time of convictions and is a citizen of Jamaica.

Unauthorized use of vehicle without the owner’s consent (NY Penal code §165.05).

Criminal possession of stolen property in the 5th degree (NY Penal code sec 165.40).

Sentenced to 1 year conditional discharge.

Felony criminal possession of controlled substance 5th degree cocaine NY Penal code §220.06.

Sentenced to 3 years conditional discharge.

Probation violation – sentenced to 1 year and 4 months.

Aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle NY vehicle and traffic code §511.

Resolution: This Firm secured cancellation of removal and the client is now a Lawful Permanent Resident.

 


In the Matter of D.P.                      

Lawful Permanent Resident at the time of conviction and is a citizen of India.

Convicted of Theft by Shoplifting (O.C.G.A §16-8-14) Removable as an aggravated felon pursuant to INA §237(a)(2)(A)(ii).

Resolution: This Firm modified the sentence via a Motion to Correct. Client is now a Citizen.

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In the Matter of D.E.    

Citizen of Pakistan.

Convicted of Possession with Intent to Distribute. (O.C.G.A §16-13-30).

Removable for a controlled substance violation under INA §237(a)(2)(B).

Resolution: This Firm was able to secure Convention against Tortured status.

 


In the Matter of C.T.                      

Citizen of India.

Convicted of selling alcohol to an underage minor (O.C.G.A §16-12-1).

Sentenced to 12 Months probation.

Wife accused client of marriage fraud during Adjustment of Status interview at USCIS and child molestation of her US citizen daughter.

Resolution: This Firm was able to show that the client’s spouse lied under oath, secured a reasonable bond in immigration court and had deportation proceedings terminated. Client is now a Lawful Permanent Resident secured under the Violence against Women’s Act (“VAWA”).

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In the Matter of R.S.     

Client is a citizen of Russia.

Conviction for Felony Shoplifting (O.C.G.A §16-8-14).

Sentenced to 3 years confinement to be served on probation.

Conviction for Misdemeanor Shoplifting (O.C.G.A §16-8-14).

Sentenced to 12 months confinement to be served on probation.

Removable for multiple counts pursuant to INA §237(a)(2)(A)(iii).

Resolution: This Firm modified both convictions for shoplifting and the client is now a United States citizen..

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In the Matter of Y.L                      

Y.L had overstayed his B2 visa and is a citizen of Korea.

Two convictions for Felony 1st degree Forgery (O.C.G.A §16-9-1).

Sentenced to 3 years confinement suspended to be served on probation.

One conviction for Felony False Identification document (O.C.G.A §16-9-4).

Sentenced to 3 years confinement suspended to be served on probation.

One conviction for DUI.

Sentenced to 12 months probation.

Also had a prior arrest for Possession of MDMA.

Removable as his convictions were classified as an Aggravated Felon pursuant to INA §237(a)(2)(A)(iii).

Resolution: This Firm was able to secure a Green Card for the client via a 212(h) waiver in Immigration Court.

 

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In the Matter of E.S.                      

Lawful Permanent Resident at the time of conviction and is a citizen of Jamaica.

Convicted of Felony Theft by Receiving (O.C.G.A §16-8-7).

Sentenced to 5 years confinement to be served on probation.

Plea would have made removable pursuant to INA §237(a)(2).

Subsequent second charge different jurisdiction for same client charged with felony theft by receiving.

Sentenced to 5 years to be served on probation / 90 days house arrest.

Removable as an aggravated felon pursuant to INA §237(a)(2)(A)(iii).

Resolution: This firm in the first case, vacated conviction and plead client to Possession of Tools to O.C.G.A. §16-7-20. In the second case, this firm was able to have the indictment amended to Criminal Use of an Article with an Alternate Identification Mark which is a non Removable offense.

 

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In the Matter of N.C.                      

Client is a citizen of Columbia and was physically and mentally abused by US Citizen spouse.

Resolution: This Firm secured Lawful Permanent residency via a VAWA petition and client is now a citizen. Client successfully petitioned for parents Lawful Permanent residency.

 

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In the Matter of N.N.     

Client is a citizen of Pakistan.

Resolution: This office filed a petition for writ of mandamus resulting in Lawful Permanent residency for the petitioner.

 

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In the Matter of J.F.     

Client is a citizen of Ghana.

Resolution: This Firm managed to get deportation proceedings terminated then filed a Petition for Writ of Mandamus resulting in a Lawful Permanent residence status.

 

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In the Matter of H.A.     

Client is a citizen of Eritrea.

Resolution: Successfully completed an international adoption for petitioner’s nephew an Eritrean Citizen. Successfully completed readoption in the Superior Court resulting in the client becoming a US Citizen.

 

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In the Matter of S.H.

Client is a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago and is married to a United States Citizen.

Application for removal of conditions denied.

S.H’s ex husband made false allegations of marriage fraud which resulted in client being placed into deportation proceedings when USCIS had determined the marriage was not entered in good faith.

Resolution: This Firm had deportation proceedings terminated and client is now a Lawful Permanent Resident.

 

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In the Matter of O.R.                      

Client is a citizen of Mexico.

Client entered US without inspection and was without status for 9 years.

Client was a victim of a shooting while at work.

Resolution: This Firm was able to secure Lawful Permanent Resident status pursuant to a U-visa.

 

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In the Matter of S.K.  

Client is a citizen of India and Lawful Permanent Resident.

Convicted of Felony Theft by Shoplifting (O.C.G.A §16-8-14).

Removable as an aggravated felon pursuant to INA §237(a)(2).

Resolution: This Firm had the case dismissed and client is now a US Citizen.

 

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In the Matter of B.J.P.    

Client is a citizen of Haiti.

Convicted of Felony Obstructing Law Enforcement (O.C.G.A §16-10-24(b)).

Sentenced to1 year confinement to be served on probation.

Removable as an aggravated felon pursuant to INA §237(a)(2)(A)(iii) held in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody.

Resolution: This Firm tried to secure a Motion to Correct which was refused by the sentencing Judge. This Firm then successfully secured an order vacating her conviction by way of a Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus with an alternate Judge and secured her Lawful Permanent Residence.

 

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In the Matter of A.S.    

Client is a citizen of Gambia.

Convicted of one (1) count of Possession with intent to distribute Marijuana (O.C.G.A §16-13-30).

Sentenced to 5 years confinement to be served on probation.

Deportable as an alien convicted of a controlled substace violation. 

Resolution: This Firm filed a Petition for Writ of habeas corpus vacating the conviction. Client pled to one (1) count of simple possession of Marijuana and is now a Lawful Permanent Resident.

 

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In the Matter of J.S.    

Client is a citizen of Mexico.

Lawful Permanent Resident at the time of his conviction.

Convicted of Felony Theft by Receiving (O.C.G.A §16-8-7).

Sentenced to 2 years probation.

Removable as an aggravated felon pursuant to INA §237(a)(2)(A)(iii).

Resolution: This Firm retained out of state local counsel who modified the conviction. We appealed the denial of his application for naturalization (he had filed pro-se), filed a petition for writ of mandamus and client became a US Citizen.

 

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In the Matter of R.M.    

Client is a citizen of Honduras and had Temporary Protected Status at the time of his conviction.

Convicted of Felony possession of cocaine (O.C.G.A §16-13-30).

Sentenced to 5 years confinement to be served on probation.

Removable as an aggravated felon.

In removal proceedings and was subject to mandatory detention.

Resolution: This Firm had the conviction vacated and R.M was released from ICE custody and retained his TPS status. Subsequently R.M was charged with an alcohol related charge. This Firm was able to get the charges dismissed and again retained TPS status.

 

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In the Matter of E.A.    

Client is a citizen of Lithuania.

Overstayed her B-2 visitor visa and was in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody. 

Charged with Family Violence Battery (O.C.G.A §16-5-23.1).

Removable as an overstay.

Resolution: This Firm managed to get her charges dismissed and ultimately got her Lawful Permanent Resident status.

 

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In the Matter of M.D.    

Lawful Permanent Resident at the time of convictions.

Client is a citizen of Ethiopia.

Convicted of Child Molestation (O.C.G.A §16-6-4).

Sentenced to 5 years confinement to be served on probation.

Removable as an aggravated felon for immigration purposes and was subject to mandatory detention in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody.

Resolution: This Firm vacated the conviction and M.D was able to retain Lawful Permanent Resident status.

 

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In the Matter of L.H.R.    

USCIS determined that L.H.R had committed immigration fraud by having a fraudulent Lawful Permanent Resident stamp in his passport.

Removable for immigration fraud pursuant to INA §212(a)(b)(C).

Resolution: This Firm secured a 212(i) waiver and secured Lawful Permanent Resident status.

 

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In the Matter of T.N.                  

Client is a citizen of Zimbabwe and was without status for approximately eight years.

T.N was ordered deported.

Two prior immigration attorneys attempted to open his case with the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) unsuccessfully.

BIA had concluded client had committed fraud.

Resolution: With the assistance of a Georgia Congressman this Firm was able to get the government to agree to do a joint motion to reopen which resulted in T.N. obtaining his Lawful Permanent Residence.

 

 


In the Matter of D.G.    

Client is a citizen of El Salvador.

On Temporary Protected Status (TPS) client failed to re-register family for TPS and was in deportation proceedings.

Resolution: This Firm was able to get deportation proceedings terminated and TPS reinstated.

 

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In the Matter of X.X.    

Client was a victim of attempted assassination by his home country’s presidential security.

Resolution: This Firm was able to secure the client Asylee status and later became a lawful permanent resident.

 

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In the Matter of S.L.    

Client is a citizen of Pakistan and was ordered deported in absentia and had four prior immigration attorneys.

Resolution: This Firm had clients Motion to Reopen granted before a Circuit Federal Court of Appeals. Client was in custody for two years while on appeal. 

Firm was able to terminate removal proceedings, release S.L from custody and obtain Lawful Permanent Resident Status.

 

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In the Matter of E.A.    

Client is a citizen of Ghana.

Lawful Permanent Resident at the time of his conviction and had re-entered the US and was placed in removal proceedings.

Convicted of Simple possession of Marijauna (O.C.G.A §16-13-2(b)).

Sentenced to 12 months probation.

Resolution: This Firm vacated his conviction and E.A was able to keep Lawful Permanent Resident status.

 

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In the Matter of L.J.    

Client is a citizen of Gambia.

Convicted of Theft by Receiving (O.C.G.A §16-8-7).

Sentenced to 5 years confinement to be served on probation.

Removable as an aggravated felon.

Resolution: This Firm secured a Pardon from the State Board of Pardons and Paroles and L.J is now a citizen.

 

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In the Matter of Y.A.    

Client is a citizen of Ethiopia and Lawful Permanent Resident since 1997.

Y.A was given deferred inspection upon entry to provide a copy of convictions, which would have made him dismissible from USA and he would have been deported. Client is a citizen of Ethiopia. 

Convicted of Public Intoxication – Sentenced to 12 months probation.

Convicted of Disorderly Conduct – Sentenced to 12 months probation.

Convicted of Simple Possession Marijuana – Sentenced to 12 months probation.

Convicted of Driving while License Suspended – Sentenced to 12 months probation.

Convicted of Driving with Suspended Tag – Sentenced to 12 months probation.

Convicted of Insufficient funds checks – Sentenced to 12 months probation.

Convicted of three (3) counts of DUI – Sentenced to 12 months probation per incident.

Resolution: This Firm secured clients US Citizenship.

 

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In the Matter of J.D.R.    

Lawful Permanent Resident at the time of his conviction and is a citizen of Columbia.

Convicted of two (2) counts of Theft by Taking (O.C.G.A §16-8-2) .

Sentenced to 24 months confinement to be served on probation.

Convicted of Criminal Trespass (O.C.G.A §16-7-21).

Resolution: This Firm secured a Pardon via the State Board of Pardons and Paroles and modified his convictions. We also appealed to the Board of Immigration Appeals and Immigration Court. Client is now a Lawful Permanent Resident.

 

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In the Matter of D.B.                      

Client a citizen of Lithuania.

Client was in removal proceedings and his previous attorney who was later convicted of immigration fraud and sentenced to prison in federal court. Resolution: Client removal proceedings were terminated and he obtained Lawful Permanent Resident status.