Practice Area: Immigration
Outcome: Court ordered USCIS to decide case forthwith
Description: United States Citizenship and Immigration Services had failed to decide the Tang family's applications for permanent residency for four years. The family asked the United States District Court to direct USCIS to decide their cases immediately. Over the objection of the US Attorney's office, the Court found the delay to be unreasonable and directed USCIS to decide the applications immediately.