Immigration Issues/adjustment of status


Iam a conditional permanent resident, but was convicted of two crimes and was granted full and unconditional pardon by the governor of that state. prior to grant of pardon I was in removal proceeding, after grant of pardon the IJ terminate proceeding. questions (1) what will happen to my CPR can USCIS terminate CPR (2) I'm eligible to adjustment my status again

Hello Peter:

Upon termination of removal proceedings, you may be eligible to adjust your status before USCIS. Such termination is evidence that you have not been found removable under the original allegations contained in the Notice to Appear.

Unless other issues are raised, you should be able to adjust your status.


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Annick Tchokonte-Koloko


Ms. Koloko's practice includes removal defense, political asylum, federal litigation, consular processing, criminal law, and assistance in business and family based visas. Ms. Koloko is an experienced litigator who practices regularly in courts throughout the United States.


Ms. Koloko had litigated cases before the Immigration Courts as well as the Board of Immigration Appeals. Ms. Koloko also handled successfully numerous non-immigrant and immigrant applications before USCIS, as well as US Consular Posts.

AILA (American Immigration Lawyers Association) Admitted to practice in U.S. District Court, Western District of New York Admitted in New York

Ms. Koloko received a JD from the University of Paris, as well as Master of Laws (LLM) from Franklin Pierce Law Center.

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