Winning Cases – Good for the Client and the Attorney

Fighting the government is a time-honored tradition for removal attorneys, and often a motivation for joining this field, right??  None of us daydreamed in law school of triumphantly signing joint motions to terminate without prejudice to pursue adjustment of status. Nonetheless, successful practice in the past often involved strategic cooperation with the government in the best interests of the client.  Joint motions to terminate, reopen, or administratively close were key tools, and agencies were receptive to arguments of judicial efficiency and effective use of resources.  In some cases, we could advocate successfully by appealing to the reason or humanity...

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