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Christian Schmidt

Christian Schmidt’s Legal Cases

4 total

  • Bolante v. Achim, 457 F.Supp.2d 896

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Oct 18, 2006
    Outcome:
    Habeas Corpus: Dismissed but court expressed serious concerns about government conduct
    Description:
    Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2241, petitioner Jocelyn Isada Bolante, a Philippine national who is presently confined in the Kenosha County jail, seeks a writ of habeas corpus or, alternatively, release on bond. Petitioner alleges that the United States ("the government") is detaining him without due process of law while seeking to remove him from the country. The government alleges that petitioner is removable under INA § 212(a)(7)(A)(i)(I)[1] because he does not possess "a valid immigrant visa." Petitioner is currently contesting removal in a proceeding before an immigration judge ("IJ") in Chicago.
  • EB-1 Green Card

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Nov 09, 2012
    Outcome:
    Permanent residence approved as Person of Extraordinary Ability
    Description:
    Professor for cognitive neuroscience urgently needed to foster research at prominent Bay Area University. Applied for a green card as person of extraordinary ability.
  • VAWA petition approved.

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    May 25, 2012
    Outcome:
    Lawful permanent resident status granted by Immigration Judge
    Description:
    Abused spouse in removal proceedings applied for permanent resident status under VAWA.
  • I-601 Waiver for unlawful presence and immigration fraud granted

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Jan 20, 2011
    Outcome:
    Immigrant Visa issued by US Consulate in Accra, Ghana
    Description:
    Client entered US using false passport and overstayed admission.