Nevada and Colorado Detention Centers

Posted by Christopher Keen | Jul 17, 2018 | 1 Comment

Many of our detained clients are picked up by ICE. Because ICE does not have a long-term facility to house detained immigrants, they transfer them to facilities out of state. We have most of our clients moved to facilities in Las Vegas including the Henderson Detention Center and to Denver Colora...

2018 American Immigration Lawyer’s Association

Posted by Christopher Keen | Jul 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

In order to continue giving clients the best service possible, attorneys must stay up to date on the latest cutting-edge knowledge available. Founding attorney, Chris Keen, is not left behind. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyer's Association, also known as AILA, almost every year a...

The End of DACA - What Now?

Posted by Christopher Keen | Sep 05, 2017 | 0 Comments

There have been a lot of rumors surrounding the possible cancellation of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, known as “DACA”, since Donald Trump became President in January of this year. Today in a brief news conference, the Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that DACA would indeed be c...

Should I renew my Utah Driver Privilege Card?

Posted by Christopher Keen | Sep 01, 2017 | 0 Comments

People who need to renew their Utah Driving Privilege Cards may want to think twice given the many arrests by people who have recently renewed their cards.  The Utah Driver Privilege Card was created to bring immigrants out of the shadows, to improve safety on the streets.  Allowing those who may...

Preparing for the Greencard Marriage-based Interview

Posted by Christopher Keen | Aug 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Marriage based adjustment of status interviews So youve submitted your paperwork, done the biometrics, paid the fees, and finally youve received the notice that your interview with USCIS is scheduled.  What now?   First off, read the appointment notice / instruction letter.  This letter com...

How can I get a work Permit?

Posted by Christopher Keen | Aug 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are a variety of visas for different purposes. In the context of this article, there are not many, if any options for an employer who has an undocumented employee working for him or her to sponsor them to become legal. However, sometimes a particular employee may have a situation that meets an exception.

If I get divorced, will I lose my greencard?

Posted by Christopher Keen | Aug 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

The answer is no, not if the marriage was entered into in good faith.  A US Citizen marries a foreign national.  We know that marriage alone does not give any legal immigration status to her spouse.  She then files a petition for him and he ultimately becomes a Lawful Conditional Resident as oppo...

Could I be deported if I have a Greencard?

Posted by Christopher Keen | Aug 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

The answer is YES.   If youre not a US Citizen, you can probably be deported based on your conduct.  Those who have a “greencard” in the United States, or more accurately called “Lawful Permanent Residents” or “LPRs” can be deported for several different reasons.  Some of the ways are:   ...

Expungements Part III

Posted by Christopher Keen | Jul 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

EXPUNGEMENT AND IMMIGRATION LAW Why doesnt expungement work for immigration law? Expungements arent recognized by immigration law, generally speaking.  This is because in immigration law, a conviction that is erased or expunged merely because the individual has behaved during probation and ...


Posted by Christopher Keen | Jul 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Expungements have taken a more significant role for immigrants.  With enforcement taking a center stage in politics, non-citizens with criminal convictions may be exposed to immigration consequences that are very severe. See my blog Part I on Expungements for the basics.   Part II discusses...

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“My father was a U.S. citizen, but I was born in another country.” Everyone in the government kept telling me I didn’t belong in the U.S., that I should give up and go “home” to the U.K. Immigration kept trying to get rid of me, and even issued a deportation order. Luckily, I found Keen Law Offices. Mr. Keen was the only person who believed I was a citizen; he fought my case, and after a long battle, Immigration gave in. They even issued me a certificate stating that I was a U.S. citizen since birth!”Stephen, Immigration Client

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