Many lawyers when they meet with clients often find themselves reviewing rejected applications and/or hearings where it is obvious that an individual’s previous representative was incompetent.  The examples of incompetence range from missed deadlines to not understanding the law.  Some specific scenarios that clients have told me about include: former counsel being told by an Immigration Appeal Division member to “sit down” because they were incompetent; an immigration consultant not knowing the difference between a “conviction” and a “dismissal”; an immigration consultant that the “Prevailing Wage = the wage paid to […]

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