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EB-5 Lawsuit Filed in California: Carlsson v. USCIS

"Eighteen immigrants claim in court that the United States improperly denied them residency after they spent $11.5 million to create jobs for almost 300 Americans. The 18 plaintiffs say they joined together to create a limited partnership that raised nearly $12 million to renovate unused office...

Lawsuit Filed Against CBP Over Border Detention Conditions: Quiñones Flores v. USA

"Americans for Immigrants Justice (AI Justice) and Kurzban Kurzban Weinger Tetzeli & Pratt, P.A., filed a lawsuit in U.S. Federal Court against Customs & Border Protection (CBP) for its abuse and unlawful treatment of Alba, a twenty-eight year old immigrant woman who fled to the U.S. seeking...

Asylum Seekers Found To Be Residents When Deciding Venue: Quiñonez Flores v. USA

Law360, June 11, 2015 - " A person on parole for illegal immigration who is seeking asylum in the U.S. can be considered a resident for purposes of a venue statute, a New York federal judge ruled Thursday. U.S. District Judge Jack B. Weinstein allowed Salvadorean native Alba Quinonez Flores to proceed...

EB-5 Class Action Lawsuit Filed: Zhang v. USCIS (Cash is Cash)

"This is a putative class action brought by immigrant investors who sought and were unlawfully denied the chance to immigrate to the United States pursuant to 8 U.S.C. § 1153(b)(5), known as the “Immigrant Investor Law” or “EB-5 Program.” ... Despite Plaintiffs’...