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Arturo Rios’s Legal Cases

23 total

  • Matter of MA

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Mar 11, 2011
    Outcome:
    Contested I-751 Petition Approved, the client was granted lawful permanent residence.
    Description:
    Mr. MA married a U.S. citizen, and was given a conditional residence by the USCIS (immigration service). He needed to remove the conditions on his residence, and had filed the appropriate I-751 petition with his wife. However, USCIS issued a notice of intent to deny the case, claiming the marriage was not real. Mr. Rios was retained, and answered the USCIS notice with substantial and probative evidence. The USCIS approved the case without even interviewing the couple, and now Mr. MA has his Permanent Residence, and should be able to become a U.S. citizen shortly.
  • Matter of SC

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Jan 02, 2012
    Outcome:
    Deportation proceedings terminated, the client was NOT deported.
    Description:
    SC had another immigration attorney, and her marriage petition had been denied because the Immigration Service the marriage was a fraud, and SC was placed in deportation proceedings. At that point, SC hired Mr. Rios, who refiled the marriage petition, the Immigration Service approved the petition, and the Immigration Judge terminated (dismissed) SC's deportation charges. SC is now a lawful permanent resident, her deportation case never went to trial, and SC was NOT deported from the United States.
  • Matter of SM

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Jan 17, 2012
    Outcome:
    Lawful Permanent Residence Granted.
    Description:
    SM's previous adjustment of status had been denied by the Immigration Service. SM hired Mr. Rios, who filed a VAWA petition and new "green card" (adjustment) application. The VAWA petition was approved, and SM was granted her "green card" in the United States, even though there were very complex waiver issues invloved in the case.
  • Matter of BB

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Jan 10, 2012
    Outcome:
    Client NOT deported, can remain lawfully in the United States with her family.
    Description:
    BB was ordered deported back in 2000. Her TPS status had lapsed, and she was in the United States illegally. Her US citizen husband had filed a marriage petition. which had to be withdrawn for technical reasons. BB hired Mr. Rios, who was able to get BB's TPS status, which had expired years before, reinstated, her deportation order was closed. Mr. Rios filed a new marriage petition for BB, which the Immigration Service approved.
  • Matter of JC

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Jun 10, 2013
    Outcome:
    Case Won!
    Description:
    Client was placed in removal proceedings for theft and firearm charges. The case was fought in court for nearly two years, but in the end the case was won, JC's deportation was cancelled, and JC can now obtain his citizenship in the United States
  • Matter of BC

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Jul 01, 2013
    Outcome:
    I-751 Approved without USCIS Interview
    Description:
    BC was charged with a serious crime, but had to file his I-751 Joint Petition. Through coordination with his criminal defense attorney, we were able to deal with the immigration consequences of the charges, and the I-751 was granted without even having to attend an interview with the Immigration Service.
  • Matter of OV

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Jul 22, 2013
    Outcome:
    I-601A Waiver Approved
    Description:
    This was one of the initial 601A Waiver applications filed, and it was approved in just 90 days. The family will now be able to stay together in the United States.
  • Matter of ML

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Jul 22, 2013
    Outcome:
    Case won, ML can now get her green card.
    Description:
    ML was abused by her US citizen spouse, but the USCIS had denied her 360 battered spouse petition, and had placed her in removal (deportation) proceedings. Mr. Rios refiled the 360 petition, litigated the case in Immigration Court, the new 360 battered spouse petition was approved, and ML can now become a lawful permanent resident of the United Case
  • Matter of SA

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Jul 29, 2013
    Outcome:
    Lawful Permanent Residence Granted, Green Card issued.
    Description:
    SA was denied his green card in 2008, even though he had been already granted asylum. Mr. Rios was hired by SA after he received the denial, Mr. Rios started litigating the case right away, fought for close to four years, won the appeals, and SA received his green card today.
  • Matter of JF

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Aug 01, 2013
    Outcome:
    Immigration Judge Granted Lawful Permanent Residence.
    Description:
    JF had a deportation order since 1990, due to a 1988 conviction in Connecticut. Mr. Rios was able to get the conviction vacated and dismissed, was able to reopen the deportation case, and the Immigration Judge granted JF Lawful Permanent Residence in the United States (Green Card) after three years of litigation.