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Sonali Patnaik
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Sonali Patnaik’s Legal Cases

10 total

  • Joint Motion to Reopen, I-751 in Proceedings

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Sep 13, 2012
    Outcome:
    Approved
    Description:
    Spouse of a US citizen with conditional residence was issued a removal order from EOIR in New Jersey in 2010, due to ineffective assistance of prior counsel. Attorney Patnaik successfully re-opened her removal case, had the venue transferred to Dallas EOIR, filed the late I-751 with USCIS and secured her approval of lawful permanent residence.
  • National Interest Waiver and Adjustment of Status

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Jul 03, 2007
    Outcome:
    Permanent Residence granted
    Description:
    University medical school researcher sought National Interest Waiver and adjustment before the July 2007 cutoff date. Our office prepared a successful application under time constraints and secured the permanent residence of applicant and his spouse
  • Asylum

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Aug 08, 2008
    Outcome:
    Asylum Granted
    Description:
    Our firm successfully represented an Ethiopian applicant for asylum in EOIR proceedings. The Immigration Judge granted asylum after a skilled presentation of the evidence and testimony
  • E-2 Visa

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Jul 02, 2012
    Outcome:
    E-2 Approved
    Description:
    Application for E-2 Investor visa for Australian national after complex prior immigration history.
  • LPR Cancellation of Removal

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Mar 04, 2014
    Outcome:
    COR Granted. LPR status preserved
    Description:
    LPR in proceedings after controlled substance conviction
  • I-130, Consular Processing, I-601A Stateside Waiver with Derivative Children

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    May 27, 2016
    Outcome:
    All cases granted
    Description:
    Mother and three children processed through USC spouse/step-father. ULP Waiver Required.
  • Motion to Reopen and Terminate Removal

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    May 10, 2016
    Outcome:
    Approved. I-485 Granted
    Description:
    Applicant was derivative spouse of approved Asylee, but had a prior removal order. Patnaik law was able to successfully have removal proceedings reopened and terminated and obtain his green card with USCIS.
  • EB-2 PERM and I-140

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Feb 16, 2016
    Outcome:
    PERM and I-140 Approved
    Description:
    EB-2 PERM filing for Employee with BS+5, non-standard language requirement in job duties, approved without audit. I-140 approved.
  • Section 204(l) Widow Adjustment of Status

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Jun 09, 2016
    Outcome:
    I-485 Granted.
    Description:
    This case involved retrogressed priority dates and a deceased primary beneficiary. After much follow-up with USCIS by our office, client received her green card in June.
  • P-3 Visas for Dancers

    Practice Area:
    Immigration
    Date:
    Jun 08, 2016
    Outcome:
    Approved
    Description:
    P-3 visas for foreign artists to teach dance in the U.S.