Representative Immigration Cases
The Department of Justice, Immigration Judge grants Liz Knoot’s client asylum from Mexico.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services grants Liz Knoot’s client’s fiancé petition, after seeking an exception to the rule that requires him to visit his fiancé in person in the two year period prior to filing the petition.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services grants Liz Knoot’s client’s I-140 Petition, seeking to qualify a foreign worker for permanent employment. The U.S. CIS found the employer had the ability to pay the offered wage, even though the company showed a loss on their income tax returns for several years.
The U.S. State Department issues an immigrant visa to Liz Knoot’s client, a Mexican citizen who is married to a United States citizen. Liz’s client is a Mexican citizen who obtained her visa through the U.S. Embassy in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
Liz Knoot represented several clients in obtaining Consideration of Deferred Action (frequently called DREAMers), resulting in employment authorization for two years.
Liz Knoot successfully appealed a finding that an asylum applicant was statutorily barred from asylum for persecuting another during mandatory military service.
Liz Knoot successfully negotiated an I-9 Notice of Intent to Fine, with Immigration and Customs Enforcement for a small, family-business.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services granted Liz Knoot’s client’s Petition to Remove Conditions on Resident, without an interview, even though the client’s marriage had been terminated by divorce and she was seeking an exception to the joint-filing requirement.