Throughout our decades of legal practice and experience, we have helped many people with expediting the adjudication of their immigration cases. Mandamus is commonly known in legal terminology as a “writ of mandamus”. A court will issue this to compel another government official to comply with their official duties. Our Federal Litigation practice, led by Partner Scott Bratton, will consider mandamus action to proactively approach the issue of delays in adjudicating non-immigrant visas, adjustment of status applications, and naturalization applications. Read our mandamus success stories below for a few examples of the many immigrants we have helped using this specialized legal approach.

Fighting for a Green Card

Our client, Ms. C, was born in China in 1972, in Northern China. She met and married her husband in China and they had a baby girl. Because of China’s one-child policy, she was forced to accept an IUD (Intrauterine device) birth control implant with regular checkups. At one of these checkups, Chinese officers discovered that the IUD had fallen out and she was pregnant. She herself did not even

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Filipino man gets mandamus and Green Card approved

One of our clients, a national of the Philippines national was one of our beginning clients from the mid 1980’s. He moved away and lost contact with our firm. When he returned he had a final order of deportation. Our firm went to work and convinced the Government attorneys to reopen his case because he was eligible to receive a green card based upon an approved I-130 visa petition by

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Our firm and mandamus are winning combination for patient Chinese couple to finally get Green Cards

Mr. X and his wife came to the U.S. from China by crossing the U.S.-Mexican border. They filed for asylum, which was finally granted by an immigration judge after fighting for several years. Mr. X and his wife later filed a I-485 (Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status) on their own, but after waiting for two years, heard nothing. They then found a local attorney who filed a

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