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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTSOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
NOTICE TO THE CLASS IN R.F.M., et al., v. Nielsen, et al., 18-cv-5068
If you received a Special Findings Order from a New York Family Court after you turned 18 and then filed or plan to file a petition for Special Immigrant Juvenile (“SIJ”) classification, you may be able to get help from a class action lawsuit against the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”), the Department of Homeland Security, and other federal officers (the “Government”).
A federal court authorized this notice. This is not an advertisement from a lawyer. It is being sent to give you important information. You are not in trouble.
USCISP.O. Box 5510Chicago, IL 60680-5510
THE LAWYERS REPRESENTING YOU
The Court has decided that the law firms Latham & Watkins LLP and The Legal Aid Society are qualified to represent you and all Class Members in this case, R.F.M., et al., v. Nielsen, et al., 18-cv-5068. These lawyers are called Class Counsel. They are experienced in handling similar cases. If you have any questions about this case or the enforcement of the judgment in this case, you may contact Class Counsel at 212-418-7626 or NYSIJClassCounsel@lw.com.
You do not need to hire your own lawyer to help you with the specific issues in this lawsuit, because Class Counsel is working on your behalf regarding these issues. You may want to have your own lawyer to determine whether you need to file the Form I-290B and in filing the Form I-290B. In addition, if you have other immigration issues besides the issues in this case, you may want to have your own lawyer to help you with those other issues.
You will not have to pay any fees or expenses to Class Counsel. If you want your own independent lawyer, you may have to pay that lawyer.