Our Successes

Read more about how we have achieved success for our clients in the past.

H-1B Approved U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

USCIS (Baltimore, Maryland) – Our firm received an approval for an H-1B petition for a Logistician for a small business owner. Our firm avoided the issuance of any Request for Evidence by submitting a thorough petition.

  • The Motion Was Granted Appellate Level

    Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) – A Pakistani client came to us seeking asylum after being placed into withholding of removal. After previous counsel’s attorney was unsuccessful in re-opening the case, our firm filed a second Motion to Reopen with the BIA on the basis of an asylum claim. The motion was granted and the case has been remanded to Immigration Court in New York City, NY.

  • Eligible to Naturalize Appellate Level
    Board of Immigration Appeal (BIA) – After the Immigration Judge ordered our Salvadoran client removed based on his six criminal convictions, our firm collaborated with private counsel to reopen the cases in state court where the competency issue was raised. The charges were nolle prosse’d. Our firm appealed to the BIA based on an incompetency issue and enclosed the nolle prosse dispositions. Our firm won the appeal and the case was remanded back to Immigration Court. The Client is now eligible to naturalize.
  • Re-Entered the U.S. Legally Appellate Level
    Administrative Appeals Office (AAO in Washington, D.C.) – Our firm obtained Temporary Protected Status (TPS) at the Administrative Appeals level for a Salvadoran client who entered without inspection, departed the U.S. for emergent circumstances with an Advance Parole travel document, and re-entered the U.S. legally.
  • Obtained Asylum Asylum Office
    Asylum Office (Arlington, Virginia) – A Salvadoran client filed his asylum application in 1995, but never received an interview notice. Our firm discovered that an interview notice had been issued; however, our client had failed to appear and his case was administratively closed. Our firm successfully filed a Motion to
    Reopen with the Asylum office and obtained a new interview more than fifteen (15) years after the client applied for asylum. Arlington Asylum Office (Virginia) – Our firm obtained asylum for a Zimbabwean client with HIV.
  • Received a Green Card Approval Consular Level
    U.S. Consulate (Spain) – Our firm received a green card approval for a Consular Processing petition on behalf of the Beneficiary who resided in Spain. The case was particularly complicated not only because the Petitioner was retired, but also because the Beneficiary had resided in several countries since age 19,
    posing a problem for a criminal background check. Kentucky Consular Center (United States) – Our firm received a Green Card Approval for a Liberian client who won the Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery.
  • Released After Client Was Detained ICE / Detention and Removal (ICE/DRO)
    Dulles Airport Detention (Virginia) – The owner of our law firm, Mr. Chirag V. Patel, obtained a release for a Honduran client detained at a Port of Entry (for illegal entry).
  • Obtained Bond ICE / Detention and Removal (ICE/DRO)
    Shenandoah County (Virginia) – Obtained Bond for Bolivian client with drug possession charges.
  • No Notice To Appear ICE / Detention and Removal (ICE/DRO)
    ICE (Fairfax, Virginia) – Our firm represented an Indian student who attended class at Tri-Valley University during the interview. We provided evidence that our client did not participate in any wrongdoing and remained in lawful status. The ICE officer agreed not to issue a Notice to Appear (NTA).
  • Terminated Removal Proceedings Immigration Court
    Immigration Court (Virginia and Maryland) – Our firm obtained a change of venue and terminated removal proceedings based on allegations of marriage fraud. The Barbadian Client was taken out of removal proceedings and is now filing her Application for Naturalization with USCIS.
  • Cancellation of Removal Immigration Court
    Immigration Court (Arlington, Virginia) – Our firm won a Cancellation of Removal petition [under INA §240A(b)(1)] for a Salvadoran Client with U.S. citizen children.
  • Won Adjustment of Status Immigration Court

    Immigration Court (Baltimore, Maryland) – Our firm won an adjustment of status case within removal proceedings. The Indian client had a valid African passport but no authentic Indian birth certificates.

  • Terminated Removal Proceedings Immigration Court

    Immigration Court (Arlington, Virginia) – Our firm was able to terminate removal proceedings for a Salvadoran client who was eligible for Temporary Protected Status but did not renew it.

  • Obtained a Bond Immigration Court

    Immigration Court (Arlington, Virginia) – Our firm obtained bond for a Salvadoran client who had a prior removal order and was detained by ICE / Detention and Removal Office. Previously removed clients who illegally re-enter the U.S. and are detained a second time are placed into “reinstatement of removal” are statutorily barred from bond.

  • Obtained a Bond Immigration Court

    Immigration Court (Arlington, Virginia) – Our firm obtained bond for a detained Salvadoran client with several “driving under the influence” charges and alcohol abuse.

  • Motion to Reopen Case Granted Immigration Court

    Immigration Court (Baltimore, Maryland) – Our firm filed a Motion to Reopen based a Nigerian client’s Failure to Appear (“FTA”). The motion was granted and the case was reopened. Client is now eligible for (family-based) green card.

  • Obtained a Bond Immigration Court

    Immigration Court (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) – Our firm obtained bond for a detained Ghanaian client who was placed into removal proceedings for immigration fraud on Form I-130. The client also had a failure to appear.

  • Cancellation of Removal Won Immigration Court

    Immigration Court (Baltimore, Maryland) – Our firm won a Cancellation of Removal application for an Indian Client whose former attorney did not file the necessary paperwork to keep her in status under the Child Status Protection Act.

  • Cancellation of Removal Won Immigration Court

    Immigration Court (Baltimore, Maryland) – Our firm won a Cancellation of Removal application for an Indian Client whose former attorney did not file the necessary paperwork to keep her in status under the Child Status Protection Act.

  • Obtained a Green Card Immigration Court
    Immigration Court (Baltimore, Maryland) – Our firm obtained a green card by arguing the Child Status Protection Act in Immigration Court for a Pakistani Client who had lawful permanent resident family members in the U.S.
  • Obtained Visas U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    USCIS (Baltimore, Maryland) – Our firm obtained four (4) L-1B visas for an Information Technology firm. Of the four visas, three were new and one was an extension.

  • Granted Temp Protected Status U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    USCIS (Baltimore, Maryland) – Our firm received approval for Temporary Protected Status for a Haitian client.

  • H-1B Approval U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    USCIS (Baltimore, Maryland) – Our firm received an H-1B approval for a part-time Data Analyst/Clinical Research Coordinator.

  • H-1B Approval U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    USCIS (Baltimore, Maryland) – Our firm obtained an H-1B Approval for an “Assistant Corporate Counsel” position for a Nigerian Beneficiary with a foreign law degree but no bar certification.

  • Obtained Conditional Residence Green Card U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    USCIS (Baltimore, Maryland) – Our firm won an Approval for Conditional Residence Green Card for a client from the Dominican Republic.

  • Obtained Green Card Approval U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    USCIS (Baltimore, Maryland) – A Nigerian adjustment of status applicant with theft charges approached our law firm with a Request for Evidence (RFE) based on the client’s theft offense. Despite the criminal issue, we were able to obtain a Green Card Approval for the client.

  • Obtained Approval for Adjustment of Status U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    USCIS (Baltimore, Maryland) – Our firm obtained an approval for (marriage-based) adjustment of status for a Beneficiary from Trinidad & Tobago who was not residing with his U.S. wife at the time the Form I-130 was filed due to the spouse’s enrollment in military school.

  • Obtained H-1B Visa U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    USCIS (Baltimore, Maryland) A small business owner came to our law firm with a lengthy Request for Evidence issued on behalf of an “accountant” position for an H-1B visa for a Beneficiary from the Philippines. Our firm submitted a thorough response with additional evidence and ultimately obtained the H-1B visa.

  • Green Card Application Approved. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    USCIS (Baltimore, Maryland) – Our firm re-applied for a (marriage-based) adjustment of status Algerian applicant who traveled outside the U.S. on F-1 status without applying for an advance parole travel document. The green card application was approved.

  • Obtained a Green Card U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    USCIS (Baltimore, Maryland) – Our firm obtained a green card for a family-based petition where the beneficiary’s birth had not been registered in India. We were also able to obtain non-availability certificates for the beneficiary.

  • H-1Bs and H-4s Obtained U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    USCIS (Baltimore, Maryland) – Our firm successfully filed and received several H-1B and H-4 approvals for an Information Technology employer.

  • H-1B Approved U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    USCIS (Baltimore, Maryland) – Our firm received an H-1B approval for an Indian physician.

  • Approval of Naturalization U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    USCIS (Baltimore, Maryland) – Our firm obtained an Approval of a Naturalization applicant from Nigeria who broke continuous residency by remaining outside the U.S. for more than eleven (11) months and had traveled extensively between the United Kingdom, United States, and Nigeria.

  • Approval of Naturalization Application U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    USCIS (Baltimore, Maryland) – A Colombian client came to us with a Notice of Intent to Deny the Naturalization Application alleging marriage fraud (since the client had a child with another woman while still married to his petitioner wife). Our firm filed a thorough response and obtained an Approval of the Naturalization Application.

  • Green Cards Approved U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    USCIS (Baltimore, Maryland) – Our firm received an approval of an EB-1 Outstanding Researcher for a Japanese client. Our firm was also retained to file the green card application for the applicant and his Chinese wife. The green cards for both applicants were approved.

  • Adjustment of Status Petition Approved U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    USCIS (Baltimore, Maryland) – Our firm received an approval of a (family-based) adjustment of status petition for an Indian Beneficiary whose birth was not registered abroad.

  • K3 Petition Filed and Approved U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    USCIS (Baltimore, Maryland) – An Indian client came to us having received a denial on Form I-130. Our firm filed a new K3 petition and received an approval.

  • H-1B Approved U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    USCIS (Baltimore, Maryland) – Our firm received an approval for an H-1B petition for a Logistician for a small business owner. Our firm avoided the issuance of any Request for Evidence by submitting a thorough petition.

  • Adjustment of Status Approved U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    USCIS (Baltimore, Maryland) – Our firm received an approval of a (family-based) adjustment of status petition for an Indian Beneficiary parent whose birth was not registered.

  • Adjustment of Status Approved U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    USCIS (Baltimore, Maryland) – Our firm received an approval of an Afghani asylee adjustment of status petition who had a criminal history.

  • Change of Status Approved U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    USCIS (Baltimore, Maryland) – Our firm received an approval of a change of status petition and an extension for an F-1 student and her F-2 child who were citizens of the Republic of Benin.

  • Voluminous Response Approved U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
    USCIS (Baltimore, Maryland) – An Indian client came to us with a Request for Evidence for an EB-2 / National Interest Waiver (NIW). Our firm filed a voluminous response and received an approval.
  • Green Card Petition Approved U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    USCIS (New York City, New York) – A client from Trinidad & Tobago came to our law firm with a Notice of Intent to Deny (“NOID”) issued after a Stokes Interview was conducted. Our firm provided a detailed response addressing every item on the NOID. USCIS approved the green card petition.

  • Green Card Approved U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    USCIS (Fairfax, Virginia) – Our firm obtained a Green Card Approval for a young, unmarried Asylee from Somalia.

  • Green Card Petition Approved U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    USCIS (Fairfax, Virginia) – Our firm won an Approval of a (family-based) Green Card petition after USCIS made an error stating that it never received a response to a Request for Evidence. Our firm filed Form I-290B Motion to Reopen/Reconsider and won.

  • Obtained Green Card U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    USCIS (Fairfax, Virginia) – Our firm obtained a green card for a Nicaraguan client who had resided in the U.S. since the 1970’s [under INA §249 (continuous residence since January 1972)].

  • E-2 Visa Obtained U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    USCIS (Fairfax, Virginia) – Our firm obtained an E-2 Treaty/Trader Investor Visa for a Massage Therapy business owner.