Its been almost 2 years that I applied for my citizenship and I have still not had a decision taken on my case. I went for the interview and passed the English and Civics test but was handed a form that said a decision cannot be made yet. I received a letter later asking me to send some documents which I did and still never heard from them. I called them later, contacted an attorney who helped me write to them and they basically asked me to submit the same documents they requested me to send the second time again and that was about 3 months and I've still not had a decision yet. When I check my status online, it still says request for evidence. Now, I'm confused and don't know what to do. I've given them everything they requested for. What should I do or who can I contact?
Your lawyer should write to USCIa with a draft of a petition for writ of mandamus to show them you mean business. Give USCIS a deadline and if they do not adjudicate your N-400, then be prepared to file the mandamus action in US District Court. If successful there a federal judge may also require the government to reimburse you for the attorney fees you incurred.
It is impossible to guess what is causing this delay which is by far much longer then usual. I agree with my colleague that you should make an INFOPASS for an update. It may be simply the file was reassigned to a new agent or they have had difficulty locating records from other jurisdictions. Good luck.
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