USCIS Has To Face Winery Director's EB-5 Visa Delay Claims

Law360 (August 13, 2020, 8:42 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge has ruled U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services must face a winery executive in court on Friday to address her claims that the agency has unreasonably delayed processing her EB-5 investor visa application, determining that the facts weigh in her favor.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero said Wednesday that, based on initial arguments, the time frames USCIS had put forward to defend a two-year delay on the application for Mexican national Ana Ingrid Keller Wurtz appeared irrelevant, while her arguments seemed to satisfy four of the six factors used to establish unreasonable agency delay.

"Nothing on the...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!