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Immigration Lawyers Plan Suit For Visa Botch Up

Law360 (July 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A national group of immigration lawyers plans to launch a class action against the federal government, claiming that it pulled a “bait and switch” on thousands of immigrant workers who waited years to obtain green cards.

The American Immigration Lawyers Association is now determining what specific allegations it will make in its lawsuit against the U.S. State Department and Citizen and Immigration Services for leading immigrants to believe the permanent visas would be available, then turning around and saying they weren't, a spokesman for the group...
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