Deportation Defense & Immigration Court Appeals

Our Philadelphia immigration lawyers secured a grant of Cancellation of Removal for a client from an Immigration Judge in Immigration Court in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This form of relief from removal is available to non-permanent residents who satisfy the following three requirements: Prior to receiving a Notice...

Our Philadelphia immigration lawyers requested and received prosecutorial discretion for the father of a young son with Down Syndrome.As described in ICE Director John Morton’s 2011 memorandum “Exercising Prosecutorial Discretion Consistent with the Civil Immigration Enforcement Priorities of the Agency for the Apprehension, Detention, and...

Foreign nationals who marry U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents while in removal proceedings must show by clear and convincing evidence that the marriage was entered into in good faith. INA § 245(e)(3). We represented an individual in removal proceedings before the Philadelphia, PA  EOIR...

Getson & Schatz represented an Uzbeki national who entered the United States on a F-1 Visa. She violated her F-1 status and was placed into removal proceedings. However, she never received a Notice to Appear (NTA) from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) since DHS...

Getson & Schatz represented a client from Ethiopia who entered the U.S. on a nonimmigrant F-1 student visa. The client subsequently stopped attending the school for which his F-1 student visa was granted and was employed without employment authorization. The Department of Homeland Security eventually...