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Onboarding for Mass Litigation Clients
Siskind Susser is currently co-counseling in a number of mass immigration litigation matters. If you are a potential client in one of those cases and are looking to participate as a named plaintiff, please follow the instructions linked below. Did you miss the deadline for onboarding? Sometimes we have the opportunity to add plaintiffs after a case is filed. To be added to a waiting list for one of our cases, go here.
- O-1 Mandamus – This is a follow up to our successful Tate v. Pompeo O-1 case where all plaintiffs have received their visas. We are again challenging O-1 delays. Currently adding plaintiffs here.
- K-1 Moscow – This case will challenge K-1 visa processing delays at the US consulate in Moscow, Russia. Currently adding plaintiffs here.
- DV-2021 Delays -[Not adding plaintiffs] -This case challenges the State Department’s failure to move DV-2021 cases in a timely manner and force the agency to adjudicate cases after the 9/30/2021 deadline if they are unable to get the job done in a timely manner. No longer onboarding plaintiffs.
- K-1 Philippines – [Not adding plaintiffs] – This case will challenge K-1 visa processing delays at the US consulate in Manila, Philippines.
- Travel Ban litigation – [Not adding plaintiffs] We are challengin the ability of the State Department to deny visas based on regional travel bans (Schengen area, Brazil, China, Iran, Ireland, South Africa and the UK).
- K-1 Brazil – [Not adding plaintiffs] – This case will challenge K-1 visa processing delays at the US consulate in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
- K-1 Egypt -[Not adding plaintiffs] -This is challenging K-1 visa processing delays at the US consulate in Cairo, Egypt.
- Egyptian spouses of US citizens – This case will challenge immigrant visa processing delays at the US consulate in Cairo, Egypt. Currently adding plaintiffs here.
- EB-5 Consular Processing -[Not adding plaintiffs] -This case will challenge EB-5 immigrant visa processing delays at consulates around the world.
- Aker v. Trump – [Not adding plaintiffs] -This case challenged the Presidential Proclamation 10014 and 10052 with respect to DV winners. We are no longer seeking clients for this case. However, the judge has certified the case as a class action and potential class members can go to https://innovationlawlab.org/press-release/litigation/dv-2020-winners-class-member-information-signup/.
- Milligan v. Pompeo – [not adding plaintiffs] This case challenges K-1 fiancè visa delays.
- Tate v. Pompeo – [not adding plaintiffs] This case challenges the O-1 visa delays.
- Anunciato v. Trump – [not adding plaintiffs] This case challenged the Trump Administration’s immigrant visa ban (Presidential Proclamation 10014) and visa processing delays.
- Purdue University v. Scalia – [not adding plaintiffs] We have filed a case challenging the US Department of Labor over a new rule that dramatically hikes wages for H-1B, H-1B1, E-3 and PERM cases.
Regional Travel Ban Litigation Onboarding Page
THIS CASE HAS COMPLETED ONBOARDING – The page is remaining live for informational purposes only.
Thank you for your interest in being added to our litigation challenging the ban on issuing visas in countries subject to regional travel bans. The covered countries are
- Czech Republic
- San Marino
- South Africa
- United Kingdom
- Vatican City
This case will include all visa applicants applying in affected countries including immigrant visas, nonimmigrant visas, humanitarian visas, and diversity visas
This case is being co-counseled by the ImmPact Litigation group of law firms – Siskind Susser, our firm, and our partner firms Kuck Baxter and Joseph & Hall.
The fee to join the case is $2000. Active duty members of the US military will receive a $500 discount.
THE DEADLINE FOR JOINING THE CASE WAS March 27, 2021 at 5 pm central time.
If you are interested in participating please do the following:
STEP 1 – Download the FAQ and make sure you understand what the case is about, how the plaintiff fee works, and what we hope to accomplish, and who is likely to benefit from the case and who is not. The document is here.
[STEP 2 – Complete our engagement letter generator app here. It will allow you to download the engagement letter for your records at the end and automatically send the signed agreement to us. – NO MORE PLAINTIFFS ARE BEING ACCEPTED AND WE HAVE DE-ACTIVATED THE LINK]
STEP 3 – Make your $2000 plaintiff fee payment online at https://www.immigrationissues.com/payment-federal-litigation/. If you are already a named plaintiff in the Anunciato case, please see the separate communication to you regarding the fees for joining this litigation.
STEP 4 – Create a declaration describing your situation and why you’re suing. You can create this using our Litigation Declaration Builder app here.
Once you have done each of these things, we’ll review and make sure you’re eligible for the case. We’ll let you know if there is a problem, but if you hear nothing from us, assume you’re okay. We will send out an email shortly after March 27th confirming you are a plaintiff in the case and we’ll send out an additional notification once we file the lawsuit.
We hope to file within two weeks of the deadline for joining the case as a plaintiff.
We are looking forward to fighting to get your visas adjudicated.