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…

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…

201509.09
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Client Did Not Receive Proper Mental Care

Lawyers for Convicted Subway Pusher Say Their Client Didn’t Receive Proper Mental Care By Jon Campbell Thursday, August 27, 2015 A lawsuit challenging the effectiveness of mental health treatment in New York’s criminal justice system was filed Tuesday from an unlikely source; a convicted killer who says she never would have done it if she…

201207.12
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New Immigration Policy-Dream Act

On June 19, 2012 President Barack Obama announced a new policy in an unprecedented effort to transform immigration enforcement into one that will focus on public safety, border security and the integrity of the immigration system rather than upon young men and women who were brought to this Country at a young age and who…