Obtained a certificate of citizenship for a man who lived with a constant fear that he would be deported. He was previously unable to demonstrate to the U.S. government that he acquired citizenship through his mother over 50 years ago.
Obtained work authorization for numerous young adults who arrived in the United States as children and feared deportation. All were granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
Assisted a bi-national couple who were wrongly accused of being in a sham marriage by getting the case out of immigration court. The foreign born husband successfully adjusted this status to permanent resident.
Halted the deportation of a Turkish national who feared persecution and retaliation in his home country just hours before he was to be removed to Turkey. Ms. Kleven was able to get a letter from the government of Costa Rica to allow the client to into its country and avoid deportation altogether.
Obtained E-2 treaty investor visas for entrepreneurs who have invested less than $100,000 into a new business enterprise, including a beauty salon and auto repair shop.
Helped reunite a father with his wife and five children by obtaining a 212(h) waiver of inadmissibility and adjustment of status in removal proceedings.