What are the Consequences of Losing an Immigration Mandamus Case? (Video)

Although these cases have an excellent track record of success, they do not succeed 100% of the time. Generally, losing a mandamus case will not impact whether your case is ultimately approved or denied. A loss should not result in further delay. The immigrant will remain in the same legal status and position he or she was in prior to filing the lawsuit. Typically, the biggest downside of losing a mandamus case would be the additional cost and effort incurred in trying.