Paul Hastings Represents Pro Bono Client Carlos Martinez Gutierrez in Supreme Court Deportation Case
January 17, 2012
San Francisco, CA (January 17, 2012) - Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm is representing client Carlos Martinez Gutierrez on a pro bono basis in Holder v. Gutierrez, a case before the Supreme Court from the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The Supreme Court will decide whether Mr. Martinez Gutierrez, who came to the United States as a child, can use the length of his father's lawful permanent residence to become eligible for relief from removal from the country under federal immigration laws.
The Supreme Court's decision in this case will have important implications for certain immigrants who have long-standing ties to this country but who have faced delays in achieving lawful permanent resident status.
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