after the uscis did a big mistake to deny my I 485 , they denied it because they said I left the country but I didn't!! so I ask a lawyer to continue my case and reopen it (not motion to reopen)... and till now its 5 month and I didn't hear from them ....
is it normal or should I change the lawyer?
What you are saying is somewhat confusing. If USCIS erroneously denied your I-485 then you would need to file a motion to reopen or, if the circumstances permit, refile a new application. It is unclear what you mean by "continue my case" since there would be nothing to continue if it was denied.
Processing times for motions to reopen can vary widely. Your attorney should be able to explain to you. If you are not satisfied with your attorney then consult with another experienced immigration attorney to obtain a second opintion.
There is no normal with a Motion to Reopen. If the documents submitted clearly show the error, then I would not expect it to take that long. If USCIS now has two sets of conflicting assertions, it is not so clear to make a decision quickly. If you are not happy with your attorney then absolutely you should at least get a second opinion and then decide whether to change attorneys.
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