Common Causes of Immigration Application Delays

Common Causes of Immigration Application Delays

In this post, we cover various reasons why immigration applications can experience delays. Covering everything from logistical issues within U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the State Department, to complications with paperwork and inter-agency coordination. This post will help applicants recognize potential delays and better prepare for their application process.

When to Consider a Mandamus Action in Immigration Delays

When to Consider a Mandamus Action in Immigration Delays

Immigration processes can be lengthy and fraught with delays, leaving applicants in limbo. When unreasonable delays occur, filing a mandamus action might be the only recourse to compel action. A mandamus is a judicial remedy in the form of an order from a court to an inferior government official requiring the fulfillment of an administrative action. However, this extraordinary remedy should be used only in exceptional cases.

My immigration case is stuck, how do I move it along?

My immigration case is stuck, how do I move it along?

The US immigration process can be highly frustrating, and to add to it, processing times are very unpredictable. It can take weeks to months to file an immigration case and to receive confirmation from the US immigration agency that your case is processing. Once your application is in processing, it can take months to years…

Mandamus Actions: A Solution for US Immigration Delays

Mandamus Actions: A Solution for US Immigration Delays

Navigating the complexities of the US immigration system can be challenging, especially when faced with delays and inaction by a government agency. In such scenarios, a legal recourse known as a mandamus action or writ of mandamus might be the solution. This page explains mandamus actions and their role in expediting stalled immigration matters.

Congressional Assistance for Delayed Immigration Cases

Congressional Assistance for Delayed Immigration Cases

Immigration cases can be challenging, especially when faced with delays beyond typical processing times. If you’ve exhausted all administrative avenues, seeking assistance from your Congressional representative can be a strategic move. This post guides when and how to pursue Congressional intervention for your immigration case.