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TPS Haiti Registration Begins August 3, 2021

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced on May 22, 2021 that it had designated the country of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). In light of the mounting political upheaval on the Caribbean Island, exacerbated by the murder of former President Jovenel Moïse, DHS has provided a means for Haitians already in the United […]

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Prosecutorial Discretion

Discreción Procesal Con el fin de disminuir los más de 1.3 millones de casos pendientes en los tribunales de inmigración, los abogados del gobierno de la Oficina del Asesor Legal Principal (OPLA) han proporcionado un camino para terminar casos a través de la discreción procesal. La discreción procesal permite a las personas en procedimientos judiciales […]

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Super Lawyer Named

The law firm congratulates attorney Greg Deckert on being named to the 2021 list of Super Lawyers for the fifteenth consecutive year.  This recognition is given to no more than 5% of attorneys in Minnesota and they are chosen in part by their peers.

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Summer Law Clerk and Office Assistant

The law firm is pleased to have two additional staff for the summer, 2021.   Jonathan R. Wolff is our law clerk and a rising 3L at the University of Minnesota Law School where he is involved in the Student IP Law Association (SIPLA).   He will also be part of the Intellectual Property Clinic this fall.  […]

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TPS Venezuela

TPS Venezuela El Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS) anunció el 8 de marzo del 2021 que había designado el país de Venezuela para el estatus de protección temporal (TPS). Esta comunicación ha sido un alivio vital para muchos venezolanos quienes habían llegado a los Estados Unidos en los últimos meses o años. ¿Qué es importante […]

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Attorney Fulks and The Advocates for Human Rights Obtain Order Releasing Cubans

Scott Andrew Fulks was one of four pro bono attorneys who co-counseled with The Advocates for Human Rights in order to obtain a writ of mandamus ordering ICE to release four detainees. Mr. Fulks helped secure the freedom of a Cuban who had fled persecution in his home country but had been ordered deported. After […]

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New Name New Logo

Deckert & Van Loh, P.A. opened its doors on August 1, 2007, the same day the 35W bridge collapsed during the afternoon rush hour traffic.  We began with two attorneys and two staff and grew to five attorneys and five staff in thirteen years.  On August 1, 2020, the name of the law firm changed […]

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Scott Andrew Fulks Interviewed by Minnesota Lawyer

Scott Andrew Fulks, the firm’s immigration attorney, was interviewed recently by the publication Minnesota Lawyer.   Last winter Scott attended oral arguments at the United States Supreme Court for a case on which he had co-authored an amicus brief.  The decision overturned an educational restriction in Montana that barred families from using scholarships from a tax-credit […]

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Super Lawyer and Rising Star Named

Deckert Law is pleased to announce that Greg Deckert was selected to the 2020 Super Lawyers list for the 14th consecutive year.  Attorney Molly Wiese was once again selected to the Minnesota Rising Stars list for the second year in a row.   These distinctions are granted to no more than 5% of the attorneys in […]

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Firm Announces Summer Extern

The law firm welcomes Daniela Kunkel as an extern for summer, 2020. Daniela is a Bloomington native and recently completed her junior year at the University of Minnesota. She is a Global Studies major with a focus in the Middle East, Human Rights and Justice, and Political Science. Earlier this year, Daniela studied Arabic at […]

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