The 60 days is for the government to respond to your lawsuit, not to decide the petition. What will happen at the hearing depends on what type of hearing was scheduled. Your attorney should be able to explain what you should expect and what you need to do next. Good luck!
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You should speak with your attorney about what will happen in court since you have already retained him to handle your case. It really depends on what the hearing is for. Since your attorney filed the lawsuit he would receive service of any filings by the government. The government could have filed their answer or a motion. The context of the hearing will depend on what has been filed and what issue the court is seeking to resolve at this juncture.
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You should speak with your attorney about this.
Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration experience. His response to your question is general in nature, as not all the facts are known to him. You should retain an attorney experienced in immigration law to review all the facts in your case in order to receive advice specific to your case. Mr. Shusterman's statement above does not create an attorney/client relationship.
Consult with your counsel of record as you retained that professional for exactly that purpose.
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