Should I file a writ of mandamus to move along a USCIS AAO delay ?

Asked about 1 year ago - Princeton, NJ

After filing an AOS application in December 2007 and interviewing on May 2008, the I-130 was approved and the I- 485 was administratively closed due to an adjudicating officer error ( she erroneously believed that I had an order to a pending EOIR case and though they had Jurisdiction) As there was no such order, I contacted a lawyer and filed a MTR within the time frame. I have since lost all contact with the lawyer and have no way to check the status of my case. Last week after being summoned and questioned by ICE, the deportation officer, admitted that the adjudicator made a mistake and that neither ICE nor their trial attorney were interested in pursuing my case as it was pending appeal with the AAO. No NTA was isssued. After 5 years in limbo, I have no idea how move this along!

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman


    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . Hire an experienced immigration attorney to review your case.

    (213) 394-4554 x0 Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration... more
  2. Steven Sahag Vosbikian


    Contributor Level 15


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    Answered . You need to contact an experienced immigration attorney at your earliest convenience to review your case.

    VOSBIKIAN & VOSBIKIAN, L.L.C. (856) 755-1400, e-mail: - Offices in Atlantic City, Cherry... more
  3. Yolanda Navarrete


    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . Did the lawyer skip town or can you contact him? I believe you can schedule an info pass appointment or check the status on line.

    973-984-0800. Please be advised my answers to questions does not constitute legal advise and you should not rely... more

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