Vijay Gujilapudi & Rajeshwari Somanatti, Plaintiffs v. Tom Ridge, et al, Defendants

Grace Elizabeth Hoppin

Case Conclusion Date:December 8, 2004

Practice Area:Immigration

Outcome:Case voluntarily dismissed - result achieved

Description:Mandamus action against Department of Homeland Security, USCIS to require issuance of Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) for plaintiffs. EADs had been improperly delayed, contrary to regulations. EADs were issued within 30 days of filing Mandamus action, and plaintiffs voluntarily withdrew complaint as part of agreement with defendants.