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Cool Stuff We Have Done

Note: This list is far from comprehensive. Just stuff we are especially proud of. *** 2/2020--Another nutty one! A client came to us with a Notice of Intent to Deny a green card application. The client is a 245(i) derivative of an employment petition filed for his father in 1997. The parent's petition was approved in 2002 and then revisited and denied in 2010. The rule for using section 245(i) to overcome some of the hurdles to adjustment of status (like having entered the US without inspection) is that the old petition had to have been "approvable when filed." USCIS argued the old petition was a "skeletal petition" when filed and did not contain much of the evidence the regulations require


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