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Federal Judge Grants Preliminary Approval of Settlement Agreement in National Class Action Lawsuit on Work Authorization for Asylum Seekers

NWIRP, May 8, 2013 - " On May 8, 2013, a federal district court issued an order preliminarily approving a settlement agreement in a nationwide class action lawsuit that challenged the denial of work authorization to asylum seekers who have been waiting six months or more for a decision on their...

ABT Settlement Agreement (B.H., et al. v. USCIS, et al.)

USCIS, May 10, 2013 - " This Notice contains important information that may pertain to you. Please read it carefully. Under the Settlement Agreement in B.H., et al. v. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, et al. , No. CV11-2108-RAJ (W.D. Wash.) (also referred to as “ABT Settlement...

ABT SUPPLEMENTAL CLASS NOTICE REGARDING AMENDMENT OF SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND ATTORNEYS' FEES; AMENDED ABT CLAIM FORM

"Following the September 20, 2013 Fairness Hearing, this notice provides information regarding two modifications to the ABT Settlement Agreement and associated documents. Also posted is an Amended ABT Claim Form. ... " ABT Supplemental Class Notice ABT REVISED SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT...

ABT Settlement Agreement Teleconference, Nov. 21, 2013

Implementation of the ABT Settlement Agreement, Thursday, November 21, 2013, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (Eastern) "U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Department of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) invite you to participate in a stakeholder teleconference...

OPPM 13-03: ABT Settlement Implementation Guidelines

"This Operating Policies and Procedures Memorandum (“OPPM”) provides guidance on the implementation of the terms of the ABT Settlement Agreement, a copy of which is provided as Attachment A." - EOIR, Dec. 2, 2013 .