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Woman Convicted of Felony Aggravated Kidnapping granted immigration bond

January 2018

A woman was arrested in Utah County after her former partner called the police.  He reported she would not let him leave the bathroom.  She had obtained a knife to open the bathroom door, and when police arrived, they arrested her for aggravated kidnapping with a dangerous weapon.  She pleaded guilty to a second degree felony, and was taken into ICE custody.

At the Aurora, Colorado Immigration Court, she argued with Keen Law attorneys she was eligible for a bond.  She was not convicted of an aggravated felony or a crime of moral turpitude, her attorney argued.  She presented evidence of her good character to the immigration judge and the judge found her to not be a danger to the community and released her on a bond of $7,500.  

Practice area(s): Immigration

Court: Aurora Immigration Court

Christopher Keen

As the founding attorney for Keen Law Offices, LLC, J. Christopher Keen received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Brigham Young University. He then went on to receive his Juris Doctor degree from J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University. Since that time, he has been admitted to practice before all of the state courts in Utah.

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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