Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a Guatemalan youth in deportation proceedings who arrived as an unaccompanied minor in the United States, fleeing 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.
Attorney Cortes helped a gay Honduran man with many inadmissibility issues become an LPR after his US citizen husband petitioned him. With many hurdles to maneuver, such as the need for an I-601A, Application for Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver, Attorney Cortes strategized and reevaluated at every step of the case to ensure a successful outcome. The clients are now living as a family in the US.
With the help of Attorney del Olmo, a Salvadoran family achieved Cancellation of Removal because of the discrimination and possible harm they would’ve faced in El Salvador for being Indigenous.
After numerous delays in the case, including a Request for Evidence (RFE), a Notice of Intent to Deny (NOID), and the need to file a request for assistance from the Ombudsman office, Attorney Cortes helped a Pakistani national become an LPR through a Family Petition from his US citizen wife.
Attorney Cortes successfully represented an LPR in removing the conditions of her 2-years conditional green card. Because the client divorced her US citizen partner, we had to file for an exception to the joint filing requirement. With the guidance of Attorney Cortes, the client was able to gather all the necessary evidence and ultimately obtained a 10-years green card.
Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a Guatemalan national in deportation proceedings who was fleeing gang violence, domestic abuse, death threats, and poverty in her community. With Attorney del Olmo’s help, the client and her 12-year-old son received an Asylum grant from a Boston Immigration Judge, terminating her deportation proceedings and allowing them to legally live and work in the country. They will soon be eligible to become LPRs and eventually, US citizens.
After Attorney Cortes terminated the removal proceedings of a Jamaican national and her two daughters and secured them Green Cards, he helped the family become US citizens and they are now petitioning her husband.
After receiving U-Visa status because of the violent crimes he suffered from, with the help of Attorney Julio Cortes del Olmo, a Guatemalan national adjusted his status and became an LPR. Now, because his wife was a derivative in his original u-visa application, she is now adjusting her status and they can continue living as a family, no longer worrying about their legal status.
After living undocumented in the US for 22 years, Attorney Cortes successfully argued a Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) case for a client that was suffering from domestic abuse. Now she can enjoy her life without suffering from anymore abuse and will be eligible to become a US citizen.
Attorney del Olmo achieved an asylum grant for a Guatemalan man who was the victim of severe child abuse in his country. The client now has asylum status in the US and will soon be eligible to become a Legal Permanent Resident and eventually, a U.S. Citizen.
Attorney Cortes’s Honduran client entered her case with an outstanding deportation order. Attorney Cortes petitioned the Boston Immigration Court to reopen her case, at which point he filed and expediently achieved an asylum grant for her. She will soon be able to become an LPR.
Attorney Julio Cortes del Olmo achieved an asylum grant for 2 Honduran sisters. With the help of Attorney Cortes, they are now LPRs and are petitioning their family.
Attorney del Olmo was approached by a Guatemalan-born US citizen to petition his same-sex fiance for a K-1 Visa to come to the United States from Guatemala. After the Visa was approved, the client and his fiance reunited in the U.S., married, and with the help of Attorney Cortes, adjusted his status to become an LPR.
Attorney Julio Cortes del Olmo achieved another asylum grant for a gay Venezuelan man diagnosed with HIV that was in deportation proceedings at the Boston Immigration Court. With the thoughtful and well-prepared defense of Attorney Cortes, this client can now continue to receive his life-dependent medical treatment without worry about his legal status.
Attorney del Olmo’s client, a Mauritius national married to a US citizen, was petitioned by her husband and after a tested interview, she was granted a conditional Green Card. Soon, she will be eligible for an Adjustment of Status to become a US citizen.
Attorney del Olmo successfully represented a Guatemalan-born client during his naturalization process. Despite the client’s complicated case, including multiple Operating Under the Influence (OUI) charges and previous deportation proceedings, the client is now a US citizen with his children and is eligible to petition his wife.
Attorney Cortes was retained by a Spanish National to adjust his status from a J-1 status, Exchange Visitor Program (https://j1visa.state.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Exchange-Visitor-Program-Fact-Sheet.pdf), to a Legal Permanent Resident. Through multiple consultations and research, Attorney Cortes determined that this client was a potential candidate to receive a National Interest Waiver (https://www.uscis.gov/working-united-states/permanent-workers/employment-based-immigration-second-preference-eb-2) from USCIS which would allow him to change status and become a Legal Permanent Resident. Attorney Cortes worked with his client to gather all the required evidence and drafted a legal argument demonstrating how his client’s work not only benefited himself, but it produced a benefit for the nation. Although USCIS pushed back and requested more evidence, this client was granted the waiver and became an LPR. In addition to this, his grant was extended for his wife and now their entire family is able to continue living and working in this country.
Attorney Julio Cortes del Olmo helped a detained Mexican national, who faced persecution in his country for being a gay man, receive an asylum grant. After an immigration judge denied his bond, gave a one-month deadline to prepare the case, and multiple court delays, Attorney Cortes Del Olmo worked pro bono to prepare a litigation strategy based on the facts of the case, and with the help of Justicia Migrante (https://migrantjustice.net/) to gather the necessary documentation, Attorney Cortes achieved the asylum grant. The client is now enjoying his freedom and will be eligible to apply for US citizenship.
A Guatemalan national was detained by ICE after he was arrested for Operating Without a License. He retained Attorney Cortes Del Olmo to represent him at his bond hearing before a Federal Immigration Judge (IJ). Attorney Cortes worked diligently to gather all the facts, traveling to Dover NH to work with his client, repeatedly attempting to gather court documents from unresponsive government agencies, and preparing the case for it to be argued at the Boston Immigration Court. The client is now back at home, being a father to his family, while he continues to work with Attorney Cortes to terminate his removal proceedings.
After multiple Requests for Evidence (RFEs) from USCIS, Attorney Cortes helped a Honduran asylee adjust her status and became a Legal Permanent Resident. She will soon be able to become a US Citizen and will raise her family within the safety of the United States.
Despite the numerous issues in this case, including an initial denial from the Asylum Office, Attorney Cortes achieved another asylum grant for a minor from Honduras whose family was persecuted. During this hard-fought, years-long case, Attorney Cortes pushed until he prepared the case to present before an Immigration Judge. After a two-day hearing full of arguments and push-back from DHS Counsel, the IJ granted asylum and now the minor is able to focus on school and his future without worrying about his legal status.
An LPR petitioning his wife came to Attorney Cortes Del Olmo after they filed an I-130 Petition for Alien Relative, with a Public Notary, which had been pending for almost 2 years without any progress. Attorney Cortes reviewed the case and decided to refile the Petition with additional information. Within a year of refilling, the petition was approved and now the wife will be eligible to become a USC.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Attorney del Olmo successfully argued and secured Bond for a Mexican national in ICE detention.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.