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USCIS Expands Provisional Waiver Process

In 2013, the Obama Administration announced the provisional waiver program. The program was designed to promote family unity. It has now been expanded to include those with deportation and removal orders. Immigrants who have accumulated unlawful presence and have to depart the United States to attend their consular interview generally have to apply for a Read More

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Immigration Crisis at the Border

Since last October, tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors and women with children have traveled from Central America to turn themselves over to border patrol units along our southern border with Mexico.   As a result, ICE processing centers, detention facilities, and makeshift shelters are completely overwhelmed by this unparalleled number of undocumented migrants.  Delays in Read More

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Convention Against Torture As Relief From Removal Based On Cooperation With Law Enforcement Agencies

Generally, noncitizens convicted of crimes defined as aggravated felonies under federal immigration law are automatically disqualified from most forms of relief from deportation.  The term “aggravated felony” is a term of art.  While it does include serious crimes like murder; drug or firearms trafficking; and fraud involving losses in excess of $10,000, it also includes Read More

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Immigration Consequences of Criminal and Fraudulent Conduct
The immigration consequences of criminal or fraudulent conduct can be harsh and often illogical. Even a very minor offense could have a dramatic immigration consequence, including deportation, detention without bond, being denied naturalization, a visa or re-entry into the United States. Likewise, the use of fake or fraudulent documents, aliases, and other misrepresentations can have similar immigration consequences. Kerry Bretz and Bretz & Coven have been counseling non-citizen criminal defendants, as well as their lawyers, for over 20 years. We have a long history of strategizing deportation and removal defenses, as well as applications for waivers, in very complicated cases.

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""With an extensive criminal history: over 14 arrests, 2 State prison bids and several felony convictions no lawyer wanted my case in 2010. Thanks to the experts at Bretz & Coven who worked diligently and with precision, today I am a United States citizen."- E.A. Brooklyn, NY

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