Practice limited to United States Immigration and Nationality law.

Kolken & Kolken is a full service immigration law firm, that concentrates its practice in helping non United States citizens obtain lawful status in the United States. The firm limits its practice to United States immigration and nationality law and is affiliated with Abrams & Krochak.

We practice extensively in the immigration area of business development and are here to help you expand your business into the United States. We represent large multi-national corporations, and small businesses alike, helping their owners, executives, managers, and employees obtain work authorization in the United States. We also represent employees, such as professionals and other skilled workers who want to work in the United States.

We have the tools at our disposal to help you obtain temporary work authorization, as well as permanent resident status (your Green Card) through an offer of employment in skilled, executive, or professional positions. We walk our clients through the immigration process, and do all of the heavy lifting so that you don't have worry if things are being done the right way.

Kolken & Kolken will act as your advocate in an effort to solve your immigration problem. While past performance is no guarantee of future results, Kolken & Kolken welcomes the opportunity to:

  • Reunite your family by getting your relative a Green Card if eligible.
  • Help you obtain protection in the United States via asylum.
  • Litigate matters in Immigration Court to assist you in defense of deportation.
  • Appeal your case to the Board of Immigration Appeals and beyond in the Federal court system.
  • Overcome refusals of admission by Immigration officials and help you obtain a waiver of inadmissibility.
  • Enable you to realize your dream of becoming a United States citizen.

Our location in Buffalo on the Canadian border is in close proximity to the Immigration Court in Buffalo, the Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) District Office in Buffalo, four ports of entry in the Buffalo-Niagara Falls area, the CIS office at the Toronto airport, the Federal Detention Center in Batavia, the Canadian Consulate in Buffalo, and the U.S. Consulate in Toronto.

We represent clients from all over the world and travel to Immigration Courts throughout the United States. We are just a phone call away, and welcome the opportunity to service your immigration needs by utilizing the law to your advantage

Robert D. Kolken, Esq. is the principal partner of Kolken & Kolken. He is a former member of the Board of Governors of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, a past Chair of the Upstate New York Chapter, and a current member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the American, New York State , and Erie County Bar Associations.

Matthew L. Kolken, Esq., a partner of Kolken & Kolken, is a trial lawyer with experience in all aspects of United States Immigration Law - including Immigration Courts throughout the United States , and appellate practice before the Board of Immigration Appeals, the U.S. District Courts, and U.S. Courts of Appeals. He is admitted to practice in the courts of the State of New York , the United States District Court for the Western District of New York, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the Erie County , and New York State Bar Associations.