NOTICE OF PROPOSED SETTLEMENT AND HEARING IN CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT ABOUT H-1B PETITIONS FOR MARKET RESEARCH ANALYST POSITIONS FILED ON OR AFTER JAN. 1, 2019
You are hereby notified that a hearing (the “Fairness Hearing”) has been scheduled for October 19, 2021, at 10:00 am Pacific Time at the San Jose Federal Courthouse, Courtroom 6, 4th Floor, 280 S. 1st St., San Jose, CA 95113, before the Honorable Magistrate Judge Susan van Keulen of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, for consideration of a proposed settlement of the claims that have been brought on your behalf in this lawsuit.
09-03-2021
Notice of Proposed Class Action Settlement in A.O. et al. v Jaddou, et al., No. 19-cv-6151 (N.D. Cal)
This notice is to inform you of a proposed settlement of a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, against Ur M. Jaddou, Director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services; Alejandro Mayorkas, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Terri Robinson, Director of the National Benefits Center, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services; the U.S. Department of Homeland Security; and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (the “Government”).
08-26-2021
Notice of Settlement Agreement in Vangala v. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, No. 4:20-cv-08143 (N.D. Cal.)
On July 20, 2021, the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, Oakland Division, granted final approval of the settlement agreement in the case of Vangala et al. v. USCIS et al., No. 4:20-cv08143(N.D. Cal.). The agreement affects certain individuals who had their Form I-589, Application for Asylum and for Withholding of Removal, Form I-918, Petition for U Nonimmigrant Status, or Form I-918 Supplement A, Petition for Qualifying Family Member of U-1 Recipient, rejected due to the “No Blank Space” rejection policy.
08-19-2021
Notice of Consent Order Providing Interim Relief to Certain Applicants Filing Form I-765 for OPT
Pursuant to a court order, USCIS extended the flexibilities for certain foreign students affected by delayed receipt notices for Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization. These flexibilities have been extended to include applications received on or after Oct. 1, 2020, through Oct. 31, 2021, inclusive. Applicants can file Form I-765 up to 120 days before the program end date if the application is received by Oct. 31, 2021.
07-29-2021
J.O.P. v. U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, et. al., Information
On Aug. 2, 2019, the United States District Court for the District of Maryland in the case of J.O.P. v. U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, et. al., Civil Action 8:19-cv-01944, issued a temporary restraining order enjoining U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) from applying the May 31, 2019, unaccompanied alien children (UAC) memorandum, “Updated Procedures for Asylum Applications Filed by Unaccompanied Alien Children.”
03-23-2021
NOTICE OF PROPOSED SETTLEMENT AND HEARING IN CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT INVOLVING INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE FILED, OR WILL BE FILING, AN ASYLUM APPLICATION MORE THAN ONE YEAR AFTER ARRIVING IN THE UNITED STATES.
You are hereby notified that a hearing (the “Fairness Hearing”) has been scheduled for November 4, 2020 at 9:00 AM before the Honorable Ricardo S. Martinez of the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, in Seattle, Washington, for consideration of a proposed settlement of the claims that have been brought on your behalf in this lawsuit.
12-22-2020
NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT: B.H., et al., v. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, et al., No. CV11-2106-RAJ, also known as the ABT Class Action
NOTE: The ABT settlement agreement has expired. As of Aug. 25, 2020, USCIS does not accept ABT Claim Forms.
08-25-2020
Notice of Final Class Action Settlement – J.L. v. Cuccinelli, 18-CV-4914 (N.D. Cal.)
This webpage is intended to notify you of the final class action settlement in J.L. v. Cuccinelli, 18-CV-4914 (N.D. Cal.). For more details, you may access the final settlement agreement (PDF, 2.03 MB).
12-18-2019
Class Notice – R.F.M. v Nielsen, 18-CV-5068 (SDNY)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK   NOTICE TO THE CLASS IN R.F.M., et al., v. Nielsen, et al., 18-cv-5068  
06-13-2019
J.L., et al v. Cissna, et al, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status Class Notice
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA If you received guardianship order from the California Probate Court after you reached the age of 18 and then filed or will file for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), you may have a right to relief in a federal class action lawsuit: J.L., et al v. Cissna, et al, United States District Court Northern District of California Case Number 18-cv-04914-NC
03-12-2019
Rosario Class Action
On June 22, 2020, USCIS issued a final rule that eliminated the provision that initial (first) employment authorization applications based on a pending asylum application should be adjudicated within 30 days. This rule went into effect on Aug. 21, 2020. In most cases, USCIS is no longer required to adjudicate initial employment authorization applications based on a pending asylum application within 30 days for individuals who applied after Aug. 21, 2020.
01-14-2018
NOTICE OF PROPOSED SETTLEMENT AND HEARING IN CLASS ACTION INVOLVING DETAINED NONCITIZENS WHO ARE AWAITING A “REASONABLE FEAR DETERMINATION”
ALFARO GARCIA, ET AL. V. JOHNSON, ET AL., Case No. 4:14-cv-01775-YGR IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA TO: All individuals who meet all of the following characteristics (collectively, the “Class”):
08-26-2015
Important Notice of Proposed Class Action Settlement for Individuals Who Have Filed a Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition (Form I-730 Petition) on Behalf of a Relative
A proposed settlement of a federal class action lawsuit may affect your rights.  In May 2010, a class action lawsuit, Tsamcho v. Napolitano, No. 10 CV 2029 (E.D.N.Y), was filed in federal court for the Eastern District of New York, challenging U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) re-openings and denials of refugee /asylee Form I-730 petitions when the relative of the Petitioner (the Beneficiary) was unable to appear at the U.S. Consulate or Embassy for an interview.
01-18-2013
Ramos v Chertoff (02 C 8266, Northern District, Illinois)
On April 29, 2005, the Department of Homeland Security announced that a settlement had been reached in this case. Settlement in Ramos v Chertoff You will need Adobe Reader software to view the files.
11-09-2010
Walters v Reno
On Sept. 20, 2001, INS published a notice on the settlement agreement, informing class members of their rights and responsibilities under the agreement. You may access the agreement below. You will need the free Adobe Reader software to view the file.
09-20-2001