Immigration and visa lawyer Joshua Goldstein strives to provide exceptional representation and advocacy in all areas of immigration, visa and citizenship law. From deportation to citizenship, our Boston immigration law office is ready to work tirelessly to help you achieve your immigration goals. Navigating through Immigration Court and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (formerly the INS) is complex and can be overwhelming without an effective immigration lawyer working to help you achieve your goals.
Deportation Defense of Kong Xin Chen
Kong’s arrest and the prospect that he could be deported has visibly shaken his community in Marshfield, Massachusetts, drawing the attention of the Boston Globe, the Quincy, MA Patriot Ledger and other Massachusetts newspapers. Kong’s case has earned the sympathy of state and congressional representatives and prompted his community to rally around him. His supporters have created a Free Kong Now Website, organized a fundraiser to help support his family and flooded my office with heartbreaking letters of support.Read more →
Many concerned friends in the Marshfield, Massachusetts community and fans of Mandarin and Tokyo restaurant have contacted me and asked me for information on Kong’s immigration / deportation case and what they can do to help. As Kong’s immigration and deportation defense lawyer, on my immigration blog I explained earlier the legal predicament that Kong is in and why a detailed letter of support is the best way to help him out.Read more →
Prosecutorial Discretion and Joint Motion to Reopen
To the friends of Kong Xin’s family and supports of the Mandarin Tokyo restaurant in Marshfield, Massachusetts, thank you for agreeing to help with a letter of support. As the immigration lawyer who is preparing Kong Xin’s deportation defense case, I’m writing to give you some background on his case and to offer guidance on how to make your letter of support have as much impact as possible.Read more →
Boston Immigration Court News
This week, I had a detained deportation trial in Boston Immigration Court. My client, a permanent resident who had lived in the United States for over twenty years, was facing deportation to Pakistan, a country where he knew no one and didn’t speak the language. He entered Boston Immigration Court in chains and an orange jumpsuit and walked out of court knowing that he would soon be a free man and a could continue his life in the U.S. with this green card.Read more →
Boston Green Card Lawyer News
If you live in Massachusetts and are seeking a green card based on marriage, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has a new way of conducting adjustment of status interviews.
At issue is whether the marriage is based on a relationship that the couple entered into for genuine, bona fide reasons. Traditionally, an immigration officer would conduct the marriage-based green card interview by sitting down together with the husband and wife together at the same time. The officer would question the couple and try to figure out whether the relationship was genuine or fraudulent.Read more →