201803.28
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Rewrite of USCIS Mission Statement – Cannot Change America’s Identity as a Nation of Immigrants

By: Allen E. Kaye and Joseph DeFelice WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) expresses its deep disappointment at the Trump administration rewrite of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) mission statement to, among other things, remove the phrase “a nation of immigrants.” “Removing words in the USCIS mission statement cannot…

201802.14
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Green Cards For Investors

By:  Allen E. Kaye and Joseph DeFelice Co-Chairs of the Immigration and Naturalization Committee For foreign investors looking for freedom and flexibility to live and work in the United States in a way accommodating to their lifestyles, the EB-5 investor category can provide an excellent opportunity to accomplish this goal through the obtaining of Green…

201707.07
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Case Remanded for Hearing

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The Appellate Division, First Judicial Department, reversed a lower Court opinion and remanded the case for a hearing to determine if the defendant was denied the Effective Assistance of Counsel. The defendant is seeking the reversal of a drug conviction for attempted conspiracy in the second degree. The conviction would mandate her removal from the United States….

201706.30
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New York State Grievance Committee Award

In June, attorney Joseph F. DeFelice received an award honoring him for 8 years of service at the NY State Grievance Committee Dinner at LeDefense Bistro in downtown Brooklyn. In New York, the Appellate Divisions of the State Supreme Court and Grievance Committees appointed by each Appellate Division are the safeguards of appropriate conduct by…

201705.18
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NY City Transit Authority Case Settled

A New York man was injured when he fell on a subway staircase that did not meet current regulations. Attorney Joseph F. DeFelice successfully obtained a settlement for his client from the NY City Transit Authority in the amount of $80,000. Need help with your wrongful injury case? Contact DeFelice Law.

201705.18
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Charges Dismissed

Attorney Joseph F DeFelice successfully obtained a dismissal of charges in two sexual abuse cases. An employee of a local Manhattan deli was charged with forcible touching and sexual abuse in the third degree. Both charges were dismissed. Third-degree sexual assault and forcible touching charges were also dismissed against a Queens, NY resident. Are you…

201701.11
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Criminal Charges Against Marc Ringel Dismissed

Criminal Charges Dismissed DeFelice Law obtained a successful appeal in the case of The People of the State of New York vs Marc Ringel.  Attorney Joseph DeFelice helped fight for Ringel’s 4th amendment rights by proving that the known facts did not support a warrantless entry, and all evidence obtained in the house was inadmissible. Ringel…

201607.07
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July 2016

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Client Christian R. was charged with felony driving while intoxicated and aggravated driving of a motor vehicle in the second degree, also a felony. Represented at trial by attorney Joseph F. DeFelice, he was found not guilty on both counts. Services

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May 2016

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On May 10, 2016 the United States Court of Appeals for the second circuit rendered it’s decision in the matter of Rodriguez v Heath. Represented by Attorney Joseph F. DeFelice, Mr. Rodriguez learned his conviction for manslaughter in the 2nd degree would be vacated due to a violation in due process during state court proceedings….