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Stephen Antwine ESQ.

Senior Associate
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Philadelphia
1524 Delancey Street, 4th Floor Philadelphia PA 19102 US

Stephen is a Senior Associate with over ten years of experience representing clients in various forms of litigation.

A large part of his practice is representing individuals in removal proceedings in immigration court and presenting their defenses to deportation.  He meets with clients, discusses their individual history, and prepares any defenses.  Defenses to deportation may be cancellation of removal, asylum, protection under the Convention Against Torture, family-based adjustment, U-visas, or a number of other specific defenses.  He has litigated cases in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Newark, New Jersey; Baltimore, Maryland, York, Pennsylvania; Arlington, Virginia; Atlanta, Georgia; and, Dallas, Texas.

Additionally, he assists families and individuals with all USCIS and Department of State processes.  USCIS petitions include all family-based petitions, employment-based petitions, waivers and U-visas. Moreover, he assists with consular processing and visitor visas through the Department of State.

Practice Areas

Education

  • J.D., University of Cincinnati, College of Law, 2006
  • B.A., International Studies, American University, School of International Service, 1999

     

Additional Languages Spoken

Spanish (Fluent); Russian (Intermediate)

Affiliations

  • AILA Philadelphia Chapter, 2012-present
  • Peace Corps, Kazakhstan, 2000-2001​

Blogs

Mar 15, 2019

USCIS to End Self-Scheduled InfoPass Appointments at Philadelphia Field Office

On March 29, 2019, the United States Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) will end self-scheduled appointments to meet with an immigration officer. These appointments, known as InfoPass appointments, will now be scheduled by USCIS pursuant to the agency’s Information Service Modernization Program. Learn more.

Feb 13, 2019

Migrant Protection Protocol a Failure of Justice

The Trump Administration has instituted a new Migrant Protection Protocol (MPP) which calls for certain immigrants seeking admission to the United States at the southern border to be returned to Mexico to await adjudication of their claims in U.S. immigration court. The MPP is being billed as a system to “help restore a safe and orderly immigration process.” Learn more in our blog.

Jan 02, 2019

Federal Government Shutdown Impacts Immigration Courts

President Trump’s border wall impasse and the subsequent government shutdown have affected immigration courts nationwide.Learn how in this blog. Should you need assistance with an immigration court case, please contact Green and Spiegel's removal defense team at (215) 395-8959.

Dec 19, 2018

USCIS Revises Guidelines for I-751 Interviews

In a reversal of policy initially formed under the administrations’ “extreme vetting”, USCIS officers now have the discretion to waive interviews for I-751 petitioners seeking to remove conditions of their permanent residency provided that they have presented sufficient documentary evidence and meet other requirements.

Oct 25, 2018

Green and Spiegel Now Offers Removal and Deportation Defense and Federal Court Litigation

Senior Associate Stephen Antwine joins Green and Spiegel, establishing dedicated practice.

Oct 25, 2018

Green and Spiegel Now Offers Removal and Deportation Defense and Federal Court Litigation

Senior Associate Stephen Antwine joins Green and Spiegel, establishing dedicated practice.

Oct 10, 2018

Fin del TPS Bloqueado por el Tribunal de Distrito

Un juez de un tribunal de distrito de EE. UU. ha impedido temporalmente que la Administración Trump ponga fin al estado de protección...

Oct 10, 2018

End of TPS Blocked by District Court

A U.S. District Court Judge has temporarily blocked the Trump Administration from ending Temporary Protective Status (TPS) for immigrants from Nica...

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