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Gunda Johanna Brost
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Gunda Brost’s Legal Cases

12 total


  • Staatsbuergerschafts-Beibehaltungsantrag

    Practice Area:
    International Law
    Date:
    Jul 09, 2013
    Outcome:
    Granted
    Description:
    Assisted a German national in obtaining permission to maintain German citizenship while pursuing green card in the U.S.
  • Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver I-601A

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Sep 16, 2013
    Outcome:
    I-601A waiver granted
    Description:
    We filed the case in May. It was granted in mid-September.
  • I-360 then green card

    Practice Area:
    Domestic Violence
    Date:
    Feb 15, 2013
    Outcome:
    Green card granted
    Description:
    I-360 was granted to a client who then was able to receive a green card.
  • I-130/I-485 petition

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Sep 27, 2013
    Outcome:
    Approved
    Description:
    Marriage after client fell out of status. Green card approved.
  • DACA (Deferred Action) Application

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Nov 20, 2013
    Outcome:
    Granted
    Description:
    Well-deserving client with only one minor incident on his record. Had to convince court personnel to re-open a previously expunged file to show USCIS that the incident was very minor. Received Notice of Intent to Deny on the basis that USCIS claimed client was out of the country on specific dates. We replied, demonstrating that client was in the country on the dates in questions. The same day our reply was received, DACA was granted via e-mail, later client received approval in the mail.
  • Complicated Asylum - PD granted

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Nov 15, 2013
    Outcome:
    PD granted
    Description:
    Asylum pending for many years. Applicant was able to file an I-130 through USC (naturalized) child while waiting for adjudication of asylum. Derivative asylum applicant had no other legal recourse. Government agreed to prosecutorial discretion, allowing applicant to continue family petition process while both applicants are able to remain in the U.S.
  • I-485 for refugee with criminal issues

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Mar 18, 2014
    Outcome:
    Green card issued
    Description:
    Refugee had applied pro se for I-485 and failed to disclose criminal issues in his background. We were able to timely amend the petition with adequate disclosure and a legal brief arguing that the criminal issues should not disqualify refugee from adjusting status to green card holder.
  • Motion to Terminate Removal Proceedings

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Outcome:
    Motion Granted
    Description:
    Client inadvertently was placed in removal proceedings for falling out of status and a run-in with the law. We applied for reinstatement of status, argued the criminal case was a minor issue via applicable law, and filed a motion to terminate removal proceedings.
  • Complicated I-601

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Dec 24, 2014
    Outcome:
    I-601 granted
    Description:
    I-601 was filed due to USCIS perceiving client as being inadmissible due to criminal issues. We argued with statutes and case law as to why the criminal issues should not preclude the client from admissibility and also included a thorough waiver application. The waiver was granted, luckily right in time for client to have a happy holiday season.
  • Appeal of citizenship denial

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Mar 23, 2015
    Outcome:
    Citizenship was granted
    Description:
    Client represented himself pro se for citizenship application as well as the ensuing interview. Citizenship was denied. At that point client engaged our legal services. We filed an appeal stating legal grounds for why denial should be reviewed. Within a week, oath ceremony was scheduled.