FALISKIE et al v. HOLDER et al

Nicole R. Abruzzo

Case Conclusion Date:January 1, 2011

Practice Area:Immigration

Outcome:Wife was granted a green card, and the step-daughter was issued an Immigrant Visa to join her parents in the United States as a Lawful Permanent Resident.

Description:After a 3 year processing delay in family-based immigration petitions and applications, filed a Writ of Mandamus in the the Pennsylvania Eastern District Court to compel several U.S. agencies, including the Citizenship & Immigration Services and the Department of State to reopen and adjudicate an adjustment of status (green card) application for foreign national wife of a U.S. Citizen, and to complete processing on the U.S. Citizen husband's Immigrant Petition for his minor foreign national step daughter, and to adjudicate the foreign national step-daughter's Immigrant Visa application at a U.S. Embassy in the Republic of Georgia.