July 2018

Attorney Julio Cortes del Olmo helped a young man from Guatemala applying for a green card in immigration court due to his special immigrant juvenile designation. Although the client had only retained the attorney a few weeks ago and the case was far from being ready for a hearing, attorney Del Olmo helped the client secure the necessary documents to be granted a green card, which included appearing in Juvenile Court and advocating with the Department of Homeland Security. The client ultimately received a 10-years green card that one day will allow him to apply for US citizenship.

June 2018

Over the course of 8 months, attorney Del Olmo represented a detained Ecuadorian citizen in immigration court. This was a long legal battle during which attorney Del Olmo helped the client applying for a U-visa as a victim of a crime who cooperated with law enforcement several years ago. Because ICE would not release the client and subjected him to prolonged detention, attorney Del Olmo, together with the ACLU of Massachusetts, filed a petition for habeas corpus at the MA Federal District Court. Ultimately, ICE released the client who is now back with his family, fighting his case out of detention and supporting his US citizens children.

May 2018

A Jamaican national and her two daughters, who had been placed in deportation proceedings over 6 years ago, were represented by Attorney Cortes in immigration court and before the USCIS. The client and her daughters had been placed in deportation proceedings after she failed to remove the conditions of her green card. After multiple interviews, with the help of her USC husband, the client and her daughters won their case to have the conditions on Permanent Residence removed and managed to terminate her removal proceedings. The clients now have 10-year green cards and will apply for US citizenship.

April 2018

Attorney del Olmo achieved an asylum grant for a Honduran woman who was the victim of severe domestic abuse in her country. The client now has asylum status in the US and will soon petition her minor daughter to travel to the US as a refugee.

March 2018

Attorney del Olmo’s client, a Ugandan gay man and asylee whom the Attorney had represented in his asylum application, was granted the status of Legal Permanent Resident in the US.

As a member of the SEIU 32BJ Union’s Legal Fund network, Attorney del Olmo represented a union member from Honduras with TPS (Temporary Protected Status). Having previously traveled to Honduras with advance parole and returned to the US with a legal entry, the client was petitioned by her US-citizen daughter and became a Legal Permanent Resident after over 20 years of living in the United States.

February 2018

With Attorney del Olmo’s assistance, a young man from El Salvador who had previously been granted asylum because of his sexual orientation successfully applied for Legal Permanent Resident status.

January 2018

Attorney del Olmo successfully argued and secured bond in immigration court for two Honduran nationals who were arrested in Vermont near the Canadian border.

Attorney del Olmo won asylum in immigration court for his client, a lesbian woman from El Salvador who had been persecuted in her country on account of her sexual orientation.

Attorney del Olmo’s client, an Indian national married to a US citizen, was granted his petition to remove conditions on his residency and now has a Green Card with validity for 10 years.

December 2017

With the help of attorney del Olmo a Guatemalan asylee obtained a green card. Attorney del Olmo had previously represented this client in immigration court and helped her win asylum for herself and her son.

November 2017

​T​he ACLU of Massachusetts and attorney Julio Cortes del Olmo provided pro bono representation in Mr. Gomez’s federal litigation as part of the Federal Litigation Program of the New England Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Here is a link the the ACLU’s press release in this case:

https://aclum.org/uncategorized/six-months-aclu-client-released-immigration-detention

October 2017

With the representation of Attorney del Olmo, an asylee from El Salvador was able to bring her 8-year-old daughter to the United States through a Refugee/Asylum Relative Petition. USCIS, the NVC and the Salvadoran Consulate all agreed to process the client’s petition expeditiously and the whole process was completed in record time. The client also successfully petitioned her husband, who was already in the United States. The entire family will soon be eligible to apply for Green Cards.

September 2017

Attorney del Olmo successfully argued and secured Bond for a Mexican national in ICE detention.

August 2017

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a Jamaican-born client during her naturalization process. Now a US citizen, the client is petitioning her husband for US residency.

July 2017

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a Brazilian national acquire a 601A Waiver of Inadmissibility and Green Card. The client is married to a US citizen and has two US-born children. Following the approval of the client’s wife’s relative petition, Attorney del Olmo oversaw the submission of a request to waive his client’s unlawful presence in the United States due to family hardship. Following consular processing in Brazil, Attorney del Olmo’s client returned to the US with an immigrant visa and received a Green Card.

May 2017

Attorney del Olmo’s client, a Guatemalan-born US citizen, successfully petitioned his same-sex fiancé for a K-1 Visa to come to the United States.

April 2017

With the help of Attorney del Olmo, a Colombian national achieved Withholding of Removal under the Convention Against Torture because of the torture he suffered at the hands of a Colombian police officer due to his political opinion.

February 2017

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a Guatemalan youth in deportation proceedings who arrived unaccompanied in the United States at the age of 14, fleeing poverty and violence in his community. With Attorney del Olmo’s help, the client was able to attain Special Immigrant Juvenile status, work authorization, and a Green Card.

January 2017

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a Honduran national in deportation proceedings. The mother of three suffered terrible domestic violence at the hands of her partner in Honduras. With the help of Attorney del Olmo, the client was able to win asylum for herself and for her oldest daughter.

December 2016

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented an special immigrant juvenile applicant from Guatemala in deportation proceedings. The client was granted adjustment of status and received a green card, after having his  Special Immigrant Juvenile Status approved.

November 2016

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a juvenile from Guatemala in deportation proceedings. The client was granted adjustment of status and received a green card, after having applied for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.

October 2016

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented two different juveniles from Guatemala in deportation proceedings. The clients were granted adjustment of status and received a green card, after having applied for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.

June 2016

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a victim of domestic violence from Guatemala in front of the Boston Immigration Court. The client was granted asylum for herself and her son.

June 2016

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a green card holder and naturalization applicant from the Dominican Republic in a complex application for U.S. citizenship. Attorney del Olmo initially represented the client in deportation proceedings. Proceedings were terminated after the applicant’s criminal conviction was vacated in criminal court. The client was ultimately able to become a U.S. citizen.

April 2016

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a green card holder in removing the conditions of his 2-years conditional green card. The client filed for an exception of the joint filing requirement based on being subjected to extreme cruelty by his U.S. citizen spouse. After a thorough preparation of the case and submission of supporting documents to USCIS, the client’s application to remove conditions was approved without an interview. The client ultimately obtained a 10-years green card.

January 2018

Attorney del Olmo successfully argued and secured bond in immigration court for two Honduran nationals who were arrested in Vermont near the Canadian border.

December 2017

With the help of attorney del Olmo a Guatemalan asylee obtained a green card. Attorney del Olmo had previously represented this client in immigration court and helped her win asylum for herself and her son.

November 2017

​T​he ACLU of Massachusetts and attorney Julio Cortes del Olmo provided pro bono representation in Mr. Gomez’s federal litigation as part of the Federal Litigation Program of the New England Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Here is a link the the ACLU’s press release in this case:

https://aclum.org/uncategorized/six-months-aclu-client-released-immigration-detention

October 2017

With the representation of Attorney del Olmo, an asylee from El Salvador was able to bring her 8-year-old daughter to the United States through a Refugee/Asylum Relative Petition. USCIS, the NVC and the Salvadoran Consulate all agreed to process the client’s petition expeditiously and the whole process was completed in record time. The client also successfully petitioned her husband, who was already in the United States. The entire family will soon be eligible to apply for Green Cards.

September 2017

Attorney del Olmo successfully argued and secured Bond for a Mexican national in ICE detention.

August 2017

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a Jamaican-born client during her naturalization process. Now a US citizen, the client is petitioning her husband for US residency.

July 2017

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a Brazilian national acquire a 601A Waiver of Inadmissibility and Green Card. The client is married to a US citizen and has two US-born children. Following the approval of the client’s wife’s relative petition, Attorney del Olmo oversaw the submission of a request to waive his client’s unlawful presence in the United States due to family hardship. Following consular processing in Brazil, Attorney del Olmo’s client returned to the US with an immigrant visa and received a Green Card.

May 2017

Attorney del Olmo’s client, a Guatemalan-born US citizen, successfully petitioned his same-sex fiancé for a K-1 Visa to come to the United States.

April 2017

With the help of Attorney del Olmo, a Colombian national achieved Withholding of Removal under the Convention Against Torture because of the torture he suffered at the hands of a Colombian police officer due to his political opinion.

February 2017

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a Guatemalan youth in deportation proceedings who arrived unaccompanied in the United States at the age of 14, fleeing poverty and violence in his community. With Attorney del Olmo’s help, the client was able to attain Special Immigrant Juvenile status, work authorization, and a Green Card.

January 2017

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a Honduran national in deportation proceedings. The mother of three suffered terrible domestic violence at the hands of her partner in Honduras. With the help of Attorney del Olmo, the client was able to win asylum for herself and for her oldest daughter.

December 2016

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented an special immigrant juvenile applicant from Guatemala in deportation proceedings. The client was granted adjustment of status and received a green card, after having his  Special Immigrant Juvenile Status approved.

November 2016

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a juvenile from Guatemala in deportation proceedings. The client was granted adjustment of status and received a green card, after having applied for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.

October 2016

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented two different juveniles from Guatemala in deportation proceedings. The clients were granted adjustment of status and received a green card, after having applied for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.

June 2016

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a victim of domestic violence from Guatemala in front of the Boston Immigration Court. The client was granted asylum for herself and her son.

June 2016

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a green card holder and naturalization applicant from the Dominican Republic in a complex application for U.S. citizenship. Attorney del Olmo initially represented the client in deportation proceedings. Proceedings were terminated after the applicant’s criminal conviction was vacated in criminal court. The client was ultimately able to become a U.S. citizen.

April 2016

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a green card holder in removing the conditions of his 2-years conditional green card. The client filed for an exception of the joint filing requirement based on being subjected to extreme cruelty by his U.S. citizen spouse. After a thorough preparation of the case and submission of supporting documents to USCIS, the client’s application to remove conditions was approved without an interview. The client ultimately obtained a 10-years green card.

January 2018

Attorney del Olmo successfully argued and secured bond in immigration court for two Honduran nationals who were arrested in Vermont near the Canadian border.

December 2017

With the help of attorney del Olmo a Guatemalan asylee obtained a green card. Attorney del Olmo had previously represented this client in immigration court and helped her win asylum for herself and her son.

November 2017

​T​he ACLU of Massachusetts and attorney Julio Cortes del Olmo provided pro bono representation in Mr. Gomez’s federal litigation as part of the Federal Litigation Program of the New England Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Here is a link the the ACLU’s press release in this case:

https://aclum.org/uncategorized/six-months-aclu-client-released-immigration-detention

October 2017

With the representation of Attorney del Olmo, an asylee from El Salvador was able to bring her 8-year-old daughter to the United States through a Refugee/Asylum Relative Petition. USCIS, the NVC and the Salvadoran Consulate all agreed to process the client’s petition expeditiously and the whole process was completed in record time. The client also successfully petitioned her husband, who was already in the United States. The entire family will soon be eligible to apply for Green Cards.

September 2017

Attorney del Olmo successfully argued and secured Bond for a Mexican national in ICE detention.

August 2017

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a Jamaican-born client during her naturalization process. Now a US citizen, the client is petitioning her husband for US residency.

July 2017

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a Brazilian national acquire a 601A Waiver of Inadmissibility and Green Card. The client is married to a US citizen and has two US-born children. Following the approval of the client’s wife’s relative petition, Attorney del Olmo oversaw the submission of a request to waive his client’s unlawful presence in the United States due to family hardship. Following consular processing in Brazil, Attorney del Olmo’s client returned to the US with an immigrant visa and received a Green Card.

May 2017

Attorney del Olmo’s client, a Guatemalan-born US citizen, successfully petitioned his same-sex fiancé for a K-1 Visa to come to the United States.

April 2017

With the help of Attorney del Olmo, a Colombian national achieved Withholding of Removal under the Convention Against Torture because of the torture he suffered at the hands of a Colombian police officer due to his political opinion.

February 2017

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a Guatemalan youth in deportation proceedings who arrived unaccompanied in the United States at the age of 14, fleeing poverty and violence in his community. With Attorney del Olmo’s help, the client was able to attain Special Immigrant Juvenile status, work authorization, and a Green Card.

January 2017

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a Honduran national in deportation proceedings. The mother of three suffered terrible domestic violence at the hands of her partner in Honduras. With the help of Attorney del Olmo, the client was able to win asylum for herself and for her oldest daughter.

December 2016

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented an special immigrant juvenile applicant from Guatemala in deportation proceedings. The client was granted adjustment of status and received a green card, after having his  Special Immigrant Juvenile Status approved.

November 2016

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a juvenile from Guatemala in deportation proceedings. The client was granted adjustment of status and received a green card, after having applied for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.

October 2016

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented two different juveniles from Guatemala in deportation proceedings. The clients were granted adjustment of status and received a green card, after having applied for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.

June 2016

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a victim of domestic violence from Guatemala in front of the Boston Immigration Court. The client was granted asylum for herself and her son.

June 2016

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a green card holder and naturalization applicant from the Dominican Republic in a complex application for U.S. citizenship. Attorney del Olmo initially represented the client in deportation proceedings. Proceedings were terminated after the applicant’s criminal conviction was vacated in criminal court. The client was ultimately able to become a U.S. citizen.

April 2016

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a green card holder in removing the conditions of his 2-years conditional green card. The client filed for an exception of the joint filing requirement based on being subjected to extreme cruelty by his U.S. citizen spouse. After a thorough preparation of the case and submission of supporting documents to USCIS, the client’s application to remove conditions was approved without an interview. The client ultimately obtained a 10-years green card.

January 2018

Attorney del Olmo successfully argued and secured bond in immigration court for two Honduran nationals who were arrested in Vermont near the Canadian border.

December 2017

With the help of attorney del Olmo a Guatemalan asylee obtained a green card. Attorney del Olmo had previously represented this client in immigration court and helped her win asylum for herself and her son.

November 2017

​T​he ACLU of Massachusetts and attorney Julio Cortes del Olmo provided pro bono representation in Mr. Gomez’s federal litigation as part of the Federal Litigation Program of the New England Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Here is a link the the ACLU’s press release in this case:

https://aclum.org/uncategorized/six-months-aclu-client-released-immigration-detention

October 2017

With the representation of Attorney del Olmo, an asylee from El Salvador was able to bring her 8-year-old daughter to the United States through a Refugee/Asylum Relative Petition. USCIS, the NVC and the Salvadoran Consulate all agreed to process the client’s petition expeditiously and the whole process was completed in record time. The client also successfully petitioned her husband, who was already in the United States. The entire family will soon be eligible to apply for Green Cards.

September 2017

Attorney del Olmo successfully argued and secured Bond for a Mexican national in ICE detention.

August 2017

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a Jamaican-born client during her naturalization process. Now a US citizen, the client is petitioning her husband for US residency.

July 2017

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a Brazilian national acquire a 601A Waiver of Inadmissibility and Green Card. The client is married to a US citizen and has two US-born children. Following the approval of the client’s wife’s relative petition, Attorney del Olmo oversaw the submission of a request to waive his client’s unlawful presence in the United States due to family hardship. Following consular processing in Brazil, Attorney del Olmo’s client returned to the US with an immigrant visa and received a Green Card.

May 2017

Attorney del Olmo’s client, a Guatemalan-born US citizen, successfully petitioned his same-sex fiancé for a K-1 Visa to come to the United States.

April 2017

With the help of Attorney del Olmo, a Colombian national achieved Withholding of Removal under the Convention Against Torture because of the torture he suffered at the hands of a Colombian police officer due to his political opinion.

February 2017

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a Guatemalan youth in deportation proceedings who arrived unaccompanied in the United States at the age of 14, fleeing poverty and violence in his community. With Attorney del Olmo’s help, the client was able to attain Special Immigrant Juvenile status, work authorization, and a Green Card.

January 2017

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a Honduran national in deportation proceedings. The mother of three suffered terrible domestic violence at the hands of her partner in Honduras. With the help of Attorney del Olmo, the client was able to win asylum for herself and for her oldest daughter.

December 2016

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented an special immigrant juvenile applicant from Guatemala in deportation proceedings. The client was granted adjustment of status and received a green card, after having his  Special Immigrant Juvenile Status approved.

November 2016

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a juvenile from Guatemala in deportation proceedings. The client was granted adjustment of status and received a green card, after having applied for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.

October 2016

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented two different juveniles from Guatemala in deportation proceedings. The clients were granted adjustment of status and received a green card, after having applied for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.

June 2016

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a victim of domestic violence from Guatemala in front of the Boston Immigration Court. The client was granted asylum for herself and her son.

June 2016

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a green card holder and naturalization applicant from the Dominican Republic in a complex application for U.S. citizenship. Attorney del Olmo initially represented the client in deportation proceedings. Proceedings were terminated after the applicant’s criminal conviction was vacated in criminal court. The client was ultimately able to become a U.S. citizen.

April 2016

Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a green card holder in removing the conditions of his 2-years conditional green card. The client filed for an exception of the joint filing requirement based on being subjected to extreme cruelty by his U.S. citizen spouse. After a thorough preparation of the case and submission of supporting documents to USCIS, the client’s application to remove conditions was approved without an interview. The client ultimately obtained a 10-years green card.