University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
Title "Hamdi V. U.S.C.I.S."
Date May 10, 2012
Author American Civil Liberties Union
External Link https://www.aclusocal.org/en/cases/hamdi-v-uscis
Abstract Tarek Hamdi, a national of Egypt, has lived in the United States for over 30 years. After marrying a U.S. citizen, he became a lawful permanent resident and, in 2001, he applied to naturalize as a U.S. citizen. Although the immigration code says naturalization applications must be decided in six months, Hamdi waited nine years for a decision on the merits of his application.

The ACLU/SC filed suit on Hamdi’s behalf in June 2010, asking that the court finally review the matter of his eligibility to naturalize, after USCIS had lost, delayed and finally denied his application.
Source American Civil Liberties Union


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case Tarek Hamdi v. United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (IM-CA-0074)

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