I did my interview in Chicago office in Jan, 2013. I tried contacting the office several times. I tried contacting a congressman, a senator, Ombudsman but failed to get a decision. I was asked for a second fingerprint two months ago.
There is no such thing as a lawyer with connections inside the asylum office pushing things through. My client has also been waiting since 2013 for his interview results. USCIS does not have to speed things up they do not have to help you. Immigrants have privileges not rights. You cannot force them to do anything. Why didn't you hire an attorney?
If you contact the office all they will tell you is that your case is pending and you will receive a decision through the mail.
The above statement should not be construed as legal advice, does not create an attorney-client relationship, and is provided purely for informational purposes. You are advised to seek legal advice from an attorney and NOT AN UNLICENSED PARALEGAL SERVICE for any legal questions you have.
It's not about having connections, but there are ways to speed up cases in certain instances.
Mr. Shusterman's (former INS Trial Attorney, 1976-82) 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.
There is no such thing as "connections." Maybe in the 1970's, but not now. You will need to wait like everyone else in the US.
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