Immigrants Lose Bid To Restore Original Green Card Dates

Law360, New York (October 7, 2015, 1:04 PM EDT) -- A Washington federal court denied a bid by a group of high-skilled immigrants for a temporary restraining order that would have forced the government to accept green card applications from people who would have been eligible to submit them before the rules changed two weeks ago, finding they hadn't met key requirements for such an order.

In an opinion entered into the record Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Ricardo S. Martinez shot down the immigrants' motion for a temporary restraining order, which would have forced U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to accept all adjustment applications from immigrants in the proposed class....

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