Pretty Amazing Mandamus Statistics (Video)

These statistics are pretty amazing. 4,347 mandamus lawsuits filed in 2021. 647 immigration based mandamus filings in May 2022 alone! On the one hand, this is very sad to see because it shows just how many long delays are in the immigration system and how much pain it is inflicting if it causes this many […]

Pretty Amazing Mandamus Statistics

[Also available on LinkedIn.] These statistics are pretty amazing. 4,347 mandamus lawsuits filed in 2021. 647 immigration based mandamus filings in May 2022 alone! On the one hand, this is very sad to see because it shows just how many long delays are in the immigration system and how much pain it is inflicting if […]

Mandamus Lawsuits – Don’t Wait Too Long! (Video)

An unfortunate but frequent occurrence is when we have to turn away an immigration delay case because the potential client simply waited too long to contact us. For example, when someone reaches out saying their work authorization expires in a week and they will lose their job or forgo a great offer without an EAD […]

Mandamus Lawsuits – Don’t Wait Too Long!

[Also available on LinkedIn.] An unfortunate but frequent occurrence is when we have to turn away an immigration delay case because the potential client simply waited too long to contact us.  For example, when someone reaches out saying their work authorization expires in a week and they will lose their job or forgo a great […]

A Common Misconception on Mandamus Lawsuits For Immigration Delays

[Also available on LinkedIn.] Just because an application is within USCIS’s “normal” processing times, does NOT mean you can’t sue.  Strong mandamus cases can be brought while an application is within normal processing times. This is especially true in instances where the delay is causing a hardship. For example, an EAD delay causes you to […]

Some Thoughts On Filing a Mandamus Lawsuit Individually or as Part of a Group (Video)

Unfortunately, some immigrants are saddled with such long delays in processing their immigration petitions that mandamus lawsuits are sometimes needed to get them a decision. Depending on the circumstances, the petitioner may have the option to file the lawsuit either individually or as part of a group. There are some advantages and disadvantages with both […]

How Do Federal Judges Evaluate Unreasonable Delay Mandamus Cases?

[Also available on Reddit.] There is no single ironclad test the courts use in determining whether a delay in adjudicating an immigration petition is unreasonable. The closest thing we have are the so-called TRAC factors. These factors are guidance from the seminal case, Telecommunications Research & Action Center v. Federal Communications Commission 750 F.2d 70 […]