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Giacomo Jacques Behar
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Giacomo Behar’s Legal Cases

5 total

  • National Interest Waiver (NIW) Approval for Research Scientist

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Jul 12, 2012
    Outcome:
    Approval
    Description:
    Highly complex case of National Interest Waiver of the Labor Certification Requirement for Research Scientist
  • Treaty Investor (E-2) Visa Approval

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Jun 20, 2012
    Outcome:
    Approval - 5 year visas granted
    Description:
    Complex Treaty Investor (E-2) visa approval at U.S. Embassy in Paris, France. Investment of less than $100K total; overcame marginality issue arguments raised by consul.
  • E-1 Treaty Trader Application Case

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Jan 12, 2011
    Outcome:
    E-1 visa for 5 years granted
    Description:
    Highly difficult E-1 visa application case. Same application filed by two previous immigration attorneys denied by the U.S. Embassy in Rome, Italy. Re-filed with supplemental evidence & novel legal arguments: visa for 5 years granted.
  • Complex Employment-Based Green Card - Labor Certif. w/Substitution of Alien

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Apr 22, 2010
    Outcome:
    Permanent Residence Granted
    Description:
    Extremely complex Employment-Based (EB-3) Alien Substitution Green Card Petition. Withstood USCIS Notice of Intent to Deny.
  • Extremely Complex Diversity Visa Case

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Sep 28, 2012
    Outcome:
    Diversity Visas Ultimately Granted by USCIS over DOS objections
    Description:
    Diversity visa green card applications by client & family ultimately approved by the USCIS San Diego District Office, after being first denied by U.S. consulate in Vienna,due to (erroneous) finding that client did not meet the statutory educational requirements. Continued pleading merits of the case with the U.S. Department of State (DOS), while at the same time having prepared a Mandamus Action to be filed against USCIS & DOS in Federal District Court. USCIS ultimately agreed to grant based on the merits.