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DREAM Act Immigration Lawyer News Greetings from Nashville, Tennessee! I've come here from Boston to attend the National Convention of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). And today, we immigration attorneys awoke to some wonderful news: the Obama Administration announced a new immigration directive, the so-called DREAM Act, which will help countless undocumented young people who, through no fault of their own, were brought the US as young children. When this DREAM Act immigration memorandum was announced at the lawyers convention this morning, crowds of immigration lawyers attending literally stood up and applauded. READ MORE

Kong Xin Chen is Free!

Deportation Defense of Kong Xin Chen Kong's arrest and the prospect that he could be deported has visibly shaken his community in Marshfield, Massachusetts, drawing the attention of the Boston Globe, the Quincy, MA Patriot Ledger and other Massachusetts newspapers. Kong's case has earned the sympathy of state and congressional representatives and prompted his community to rally around him. His supporters have created a Free Kong Now Website, organized a fundraiser to help support his family and flooded my office with heartbreaking letters of support. READ MORE

Stopping the deportation of Kong Xin Chen

Many concerned friends in the Marshfield, Massachusetts community and fans of Mandarin and Tokyo restaurant have contacted me and asked me for information on Kong's immigration / deportation case and what they can do to help. As Kong's immigration and deportation defense lawyer, on my immigration blog I explained earlier the legal predicament that Kong is in and why a detailed letter of support is the best way to help him out. READ MORE

Prosecutorial Discretion and Motion to Reopen Request for Kong Xin Chen

Prosecutorial Discretion and Joint Motion to Reopen To the friends of Kong Xin's family and supports of the Mandarin Tokyo restaurant in Marshfield, Massachusetts, thank you for agreeing to help with a letter of support. As the immigration lawyer who is preparing Kong Xin's deportation defense case, I'm writing to give you some background on his case and to offer guidance on how to make your letter of support have as much impact as possible. READ MORE

Deportation Defense Success Story in Boston Immigration Court

Boston Immigration Court News This week, I had a detained deportation trial in Boston Immigration Court. My client, a permanent resident who had lived in the United States for over twenty years, was facing deportation to Pakistan, a country where he knew no one and didn't speak the language. He entered Boston Immigration Court in chains and an orange jumpsuit and walked out of court knowing that he would soon be a free man and a could continue his life in the U.S. with this green card. READ MORE

Marriage-based green card interview in Boston? You need to know about this new procedure

Boston Green Card Lawyer News If you live in Massachusetts and are seeking a green card based on marriage, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has a new way of conducting adjustment of status interviews. At issue is whether the marriage is based on a relationship that the couple entered into for genuine, bona fide reasons. Traditionally, an immigration officer would conduct the marriage-based green card interview by sitting down together with the husband and wife together at the same time. The officer would question the couple and try to figure out whether the relationship was genuine or fraudulent. READ MORE

Boston Immigration Court welcomes Steven Day as its new Immigration Judge

Boston Green Card Lawyer News If you live in Massachusetts and are seeking a green card based on marriage, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has a new way of conducting adjustment of status interviews. At issue is whether the marriage is based on a relationship that the couple entered into for genuine, bona fide reasons. Traditionally, an immigration officer would conduct the marriage-based green card interview by sitting down together with the husband and wife together at the same time. The officer would question the couple and try to figure out whether the relationship was genuine or fraudulent. READ MORE

USCIS Boston District Office is moving from the JFK Federal Building to South Boston

It's official for immigration lawyers in Boston: the Boston Globe is reporting that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be moving from the JFK Federal Building to South Boston. More precisely, the immigration office will be at 5 Channel Center, a building in the Fort Point Channel area of South Boston that used to be artist studios. The move will take place in 2012. READ MORE

How to get Italian citizenship and other immigration questions that I have no idea how to answer

I consider myself to be an effective immigration lawyer. Want a green card? I can show you the options and assess your chances. Have some complicated legal issues but still interested in applying for naturalization to be a U.S. citizen? Or do you need an attorney to represent you in Immigration Court? I can help. But, as I'm an immigration lawyer in Boston, sometimes I get downright stumped. Here are some frequently asked questions that I have no idea how to answer: READ MORE

If you use an immigration lawyer, will USCIS suspect that something is wrong with your immigration case?

Green Card Lawyer Boston At a meeting in my immigration law office in Boston, a potential client recently asked me this question: I'm interested in hiring an immigration lawyer to prepare my green card case. But is it risky to use an immigration lawyer? I'm concerned that if USCIS sees that I have an immigration lawyer, the immigration officer might get suspicious. By using an immigration lawyer, perhaps the officer will presume that my case has some problem or issue. READ MORE

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