[Coco] Diego Barizo
fwp at deepthought.com
Tue Apr 3 02:25:02 EDT 2007
Is there any interest in putting together a collection to help cover
the cost of a good immigration lawyer. Between what I spent at the
coco fest and will be spending on taxes and other unfortunatly large
year payments I don't have much to spare but will gladly donate what
On Tue, Apr 03, 2007 at 01:06:30AM -0400, tonym wrote:
> I was talking with Mary earlier this evening, and only had the Blackberry, so i cou;dn't reply to emails via webmail on the Blackberry browser.
> ANYONE who is in his neck of the woods needs to show up at his hearing. He also REALLY needs an immigration lawyer present for him. He also needs his employer, if possible, there, and any and all friends and acquaintances that can show. If I was up there, I'd show, but I'm down south in Miami.
> A strong showing in support of him, should move the court to see that he is an upstanding individual of character, and would hopefully think twice about just deporting him.
> Immigration law and practice is almost as difficult, if not more difficult, than standard criminal law.
> Many things changed after 9/11, and this is one of them, unfortunately.
> Right now, he needs people, and he needs them at his hearing.
> ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
> From: "Jim Cox" <jimcox at miba51.com>
> Reply-To: CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts <coco at maltedmedia.com>
> Date: Mon, 02 Apr 2007 18:29:29 -0700
> >Earlier today while still being quite upset about what has
> >happened to Diego, I commented about writing to someone in
> >hopes of helping him is his plight.
> >Give how our system works, is it practical to try and
> >write ones representatives in the hope that they may help?
> > I don't think that they would help in this matter or in
> >time. Does anyone have any thoughts on this?
> >I think the best thing to do is offer some sort of moral
> >or financial support to help Diego. I am willing to do
> >both and I think if enough of us were to offer to be a
> >reference for Diego, maybe the system might cut him some
> >slack and give him some time to get his stuff together.
> > Again does anyone have any thoughts on this?
> >I am trying not to be pessimistic, but the reality of the
> >situation are just hitting me. I hope that some how Diego
> >gets a great lawyer and a sympathetic judge and a miracle
> >does happen.
> >> ----- Original Message ----
> >>From: Diego <diegoba at adinet.com.uy>
> >> To: CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts
> >><coco at maltedmedia.com>
> >> Sent: Monday, April 2, 2007 2:53:00 PM
> >> Subject: Re: [Coco] Diego Barizo
> >> I believe that I will have to wait 10 years before
> >>trying again.
> >> I came in with a tourist visa, and the only way to renew
> >>those is by staying out 6 months. That would have meant
> >>loosing my job here.
> >> I knew/know what I was doing, but was my only real
> >>chance to go ahead in life.
> >> Thank you all, and I'll be in touch
> >> Diego
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> >Coco at maltedmedia.com
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