Author Archive | Mark Shmueli

Mark & Tina’s Immigration Update in The Federal Lawyer on Options for Same Sex Couples

In this article we analyze the post DOMA landscape as it pertains to  immigrants and their families after the Supreme Court’s decision in United States v. Windsor  This decision resulted in marriage equality for federal benefits and obligations as it rendered a federal ban on providing benefits to same sex couples a violation of equal […]

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Mark Shmueli Wins Requests for Parole in Place for two Military Spouses Before USCIS Provides Formalized Guidance

On Nov. 15, 2013, USCIS issued guidance expressly authorizing that military spouses who have entered the United States without inspection may be paroled in place in the United States.  When Mark successfully filed his first parole in place request in 2010, his was among the very first cases granted in the Baltimore District Office.  Rather […]

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Part 2 of Mark Shmueli’s two part series on immigration reform

In this article Mark describes the recent events which have led to the powerful call for progressive and meaningful immigration reform along with a discussion of the recently passed  Senate Bill 744. Read the full article below. Cite as: Mark Shmueli, Mending the Fences? Meaningful and Just Immigration Reform Before Congress, Maryland Bar Bulletin (Sept.. […]

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Mark Shmueli wins cancellation of removal case for detained Croatian national

In a hard fought case in which we initially found our client in jail under mandatory detention, we ultimaltely convinced the immigration judge to grant our client cancellation of removal despite three serious criminal convictions.   We worked diligently to enlist many neighbors, including the head of the Baltimore City mounted police and a Maryland State […]

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At the law offices of Mark J. Shmueli, our attorneys help clients find solutions to their immigration matters in the Washington, DC metro area, including Takoma Park, the District of Columbia. Silver Spring, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Prince Georges County, as well as nationwide and around the world.

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