USCIS Gets Suit Over Work Permit Delays Slimmed Down

Law360, New York (October 6, 2016, 10:22 PM EDT) — A Washington federal judge on Wednesday trimmed a suit against U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services over work permit delays and shot down a class certification bid, but gave the immigrant plaintiffs permission to renew the certification motion.

U.S. District Judge James Robart slimmed down the suit from the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, the Advocates for Human Rights and individual plaintiffs over delays for work permits, otherwise known as employment authorization documents, or EADs.

Specifically, the judge dismissed claims brought by the two organizations, as well as…

Source: Law360