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Benjamin Osorio, partner at Murray Osorio PLLC, is a tireless advocate for individuals in removal proceedings. He has extensive experience in immigration courts across the country including Atlanta, Miami, Arlington, Lumpkin, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Newark, Harlingen, and San Antonio. While past results are certainly no guarantee of future performance, and every case is different, Benjamin has won a diverse range of immigration matters including multiple victories in matters before the Board of Immigration Appeals.

Benjamin has experience in both criminal law and immigration law. As a former clerk in a prosecutor’s and former criminal defense practitioner, Benjamin understands the immigration consequences of criminal convictions.

But Benjamin’s work with immigrants is not merely professional, but indeed personal. Benjamin is the son of a Venezuelan immigrant, and has spent extensive time working in both Guatemala and Spain.

Latest Posts:

  1. Huge Win in the Eleventh Circuit!

    After fighting her removal case for over two years, Murray Osorio PLLC won a huge victory today for our client and for many people in removal proceedings in the Eleventh Circuit.  The Eleventh Circuit held in a precedent decision that a conviction under OCGA § 16-8-2 is not an aggravated felony theft offense.  Successfully arguing that Georgia […]

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  2. United States Citizen Detained by ICE in Dilley

    Today in Dilley during a normal intake process with a woman detained there I discovered that my client was actually a United States citizen. This woman, fleeing from narco-traffickers in Mexico with her two teen children, had no idea she was, in fact, a U.S. Citizen. ICE had detained her and her kids for more than 10 days without questioning about […]

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  3. Arlington Immigration Court Grants Withholding and CAT

    The Arlington Immigration Court granted withholding of removal under the Immigration and Nationality  Act (INA) and protection under the Convention Against Torture (CAT) to a 20 year-old Salvadoran national who has lived in the United States since the age of 4.  After several misdemeanor marijuana convictions our client lost his previously held Temporary Protected Status. […]

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  4. How to Handle a Notice to Appear

    Receiving a notice to appear (NTA) is a very serious matter that requires immediate action and attention. Receiving this document indicates the commencement of removal proceedings against you by the Department of Homeland Security.

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  5. Section 13 Green Card for Diplomats

    Section 13 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) of September 11, 1957 was created by Congress to allow individuals who entered the United States with diplomatic status to obtain permanent residence. In order to be eligible for permanent residency under Section 13, the following must be established: The Applicant entered the United States as […]

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  6. Temporary Protected Status Extended for Somalia

    On November 6, 2013, Acting Homeland Security Secretary Rand Beers extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Somalia for an additional 18 months, effective March 18, 2014, through Sept. 17, 2015. Current Somali beneficiaries seeking to extend their TPS status must re-register during a 60-day period that runs from Nov. 1, 2013, through […]

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  7. President Obama Makes Changes to Visa Waiver Program

    The United States Visa Waiver Program allows citizens of certain countries to travel to the United States without a visa for stays of up to 90 days for purposes of business, tourism, or visiting. However, those who entered the country through the program had been unable to extend their stays or adjust their status once in […]

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  8. An Overview of Student Visa Categories

    If you would like to study as a full-time student in the United States, you will need to obtain a student visa. There are two primary nonimmigrant visa categories for persons wishing to study in the United States, F and M visas. The F-1 Visa (Academic Student) allows an individual to enter the United States as […]

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