Selected Cases

Significant Immigration Cases

Weiss & Kahn persuaded the government to waive an executive’s J-visa two-year home-country physical presence requirement—even though the US Agency for International Development (USAID) had given her $60,000 in educational grants. Immigration practitioners call USAID or Fulbright funding “the kiss of death” when seeking a J-visa waiver—meaning that waivers are out of the question. However, we successfully gained ...


 

Significant Appellate Cases

Iannuzzelli v. Lovett, 981 So. 2d 557 (Fla. 3d DCA 2008). The firm successfully defended a lower court judgment in a novel Florida case, recently cited by the Indiana Court of Appeals and the Pennsylvania Superior Court. In Iannuzzelli, Florida matrimonial law intersected with federal immigration law—in a troubling collision now being repeated around the country. We represented ...