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Carl Shusterman’s Legal Cases

21 total

  • Schneider v. Chertoff, U.S. Court of Appeals (9th Circuit)

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Jun 07, 2006
    Outcome:
    Appeal Successful
    Description:
    U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit overturned INS regulations restricting National Interest Waivers for foreign-born physicians practicing in medically-underserved areas.
  • In the Matter of Benjamin and Londy Cabrera

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Feb 03, 2007
    Outcome:
    Judge Granted Cancellation of Removal
    Description:
    Immigration Judge granted respondents permanent residence through cancellation of removal. The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) had reversed the Judge's initial approval of the applications. We appealed this matter to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. The Appeals Court remanded the case to the BIA which remanded it to the Immigration Judge. The Judge granted the case for the second time in 2007, and the government did not appeal. For more details regarding the case, see http://shusterman.com/deportationdefense.html#6
  • In the Matter of Miguel Perez

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Outcome:
    Judge granted suspension of deportation. Miguel is now a U.S. Citizen.
    Description:
    Appealed asylum denial to the U.S. Court of Appeals (9th Circuit). Court remanded case to the Immigration Judge who granted application for suspension of deportation. Later, obtained U.S. citizenship.
  • EB-1 Green Card for (Name Withheld)

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Aug 11, 2009
    Outcome:
    Permanent residence approved as Person of Extraordinary Ability
    Description:
    Reporter for metropolitan newspaper with H-1B status soon to expire. Applied for green card as a person of extraordinary ability.
  • In the Matter of Brian Olsen

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Outcome:
    Obtained U.S. Citizenship
    Description:
    Obtained derivative citizenship for man whose great-grandparent were born in the U.S. in the 19th Century. See http://shusterman.com/citizenshipthroughparents.html
  • In the Matter of the Promsiri Family

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Sep 24, 2009
    Outcome:
    Deportation proceedings were cancelled. All were sworn-in as U.S. citizens several months later.
    Description:
    Government sought to deport family based on government's mistake in the 1970s. Persuaded government to halt removal proceedings, and got family naturalized. Please see http://shusterman.com/thaifamilybeatsdeportation.html
  • In the Matter of Fabio Lanzoni

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Outcome:
    Government approved green card
    Description:
    Obtained permanent residence for famous male fashion model
  • In the Matter of Monty Hall

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Outcome:
    Government granted U.S. citizenship
    Description:
    Obtained Naturalization for host of "Let's Make a Deal"
  • In the Matter of Ting Tsao Kuang

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Outcome:
    Government approved green card and U.S. citizenship
    Description:
    Applied for green card and U.S. citizenship for famous Chinese artist
  • In the Matter of Dennis Sarsozo

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Outcome:
    Government approved green card
    Description:
    Deportation defense and application for permanent residence