Cases & Deals

Jones Day secures asylum and green card for client from Colombia

Clients L.F.

New York associates Jordan Cerruti and Andrew Kleinfeld secured a green card for L., a client from Colombia. L. was granted asylum in June 2011 following an affirmative application. L. had been physically beaten multiple times in his native country because of his sexual orientation. Since obtaining his employment authorization, L. has been able to return to his previous career as a nurse. Former New York associates Halia Evans and Marlena Schultz were part of the team that submitted the affirmative application for asylum.