The Supreme Court announced its opinion in Mellouli v. Lynch this morning. The Court reversed the Eighth Circuit, which had upheld Mellouli’s removal/deportation on the basis of a drug paraphernalia conviction. The case involved a Tunisian permanent resident who was ordered removed on the basis of a Kansas conviction for possession of drug paraphernalia for possessing a sock to […]
Fairfax Immigration Attorneys Serving all of Northern Virginia
The Fairfax immigration attorneys at Murray Osorio PLLC represent immigrants striving for their American Dream. Our immigration law firm is particularly focused on assisting individuals and their families to live and work in the United States. Our firm is based in Fairfax, Virginia but our attorneys routinely handle matters in all parts of the country. Our lawyers have diverse experience and skills across the full spectrum of immigration matters, including:
- Removal / Deportation Defense including immigration bond motions, motions to reopen, a range of applications for relief, and appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals
- Humanitarian Applications Including Asylum, Withholding of Removal, Convention Against Torture, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), Deferred Action, U Visas, and VAWA.
- Waivers including provisional waiver, 212(h) criminal waivers, 212(i) fraud waivers, and Permission to Reapply for Admission after Removal
- Criminal-Immigration (Issues concerning the overlap between Criminal law and Immigration law) including Pre-Plea Consultation for Clients and their Criminal Attorneys
- Family-Based Immigration including marriage-based petitions, 245(i) adjustment of status
- Employment-Based Immigration including H1B visas, permanent or temporary labor certification, and L-1 visas (intracompany transferees).
- Investor & Entrepreneur Immigration including EB5 Immigrant investors and E2 Treaty Investors.
- Citizenship including naturalization, certificate of citizenship for automatically acquired citizenship, and complex derivative citizenship matters.
- Federal Litigation including Writs of Mandamus, naturalization delay litigation, and petitions for review to the federal circuit courts concerning negative decisions by the immigration agencies
A misdemeanor is not always a misdemeanor. I recently won relief for a Salvadoran client in the Arlington Immigration Court on a de novo review of my client’s Temporary Protected Status (TPS). The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) had withdrawn my client’s TPS status on the basis that he had three misdemeanor convictions that disqualified […]
Earlier this week, in a hearing culminating a 4 1/2 year process with many ups and downs, my client- a Guatemalan national and devoted mother of two United States Citizen boys, claimed victory in removal proceedings. Many months of hard work by our client, as well as many in our office, to piece together a […]