January 30, 2012 – Appeal of USCIS naturalization decision pending

Facts: A citizen of Trinidad and Tobago came to the United States in 1994 and later got a green card in 2003. Subsequently, in 2004 he pled guilty to possession of a handgun. In 2011, he applied for naturalization. After USCIS denied his application for naturalization, he sought the assistance of the firm.

The firm’s representation: The firm took our client’s case and immediately filed an appeal of the USCIS decision. The firm believed that USCIS had no legal authority to deny the naturalization application.

Case status: The USCIS appeal was filed on January 30, 2012. The appeal is still pending.