Casework Success Stories
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Maryam, a PhD student at Southern Methodist University, recently got married and applied for a travel document. She hadn’t seen her family in Iran for a couple of years, including her father who has type 2 diabetes, and she wanted them to meet her husband.
Shabnam moved to the United States in 2014 with her PhD, and worked at an engineering firm in Dallas. In December 2019, she filed a petition that needed to be approved before she could move forward with her permanent resident application.
Daymond submitted an emergency request to bring his step-daughter to the United States from Mexico due to health problems and his need for surgery.
While attempting to obtain a visa to South Korea, Katherine faced several obstacles with the State Department. She needed her background check from the FBI to be authenticated by the State Department prior to her departure, but after two long months, she began to doubt that it would get done in time.
After his father contracted COVID-19, Ven was desperate to be by his side in India. He asked for an expedited request for his pending visa and work permit, but was unable to get the documents timely. Wanting to see his father as soon as he could, he decided to contact Rep. Allred for help.
While planning a trip in October of 2020, Scott realized he needed to renew his passport so he contacted the Passport Agency and submitted an application. Scott paid for expedited services to get his passport in time for his trip, but after 6 weeks of processing time, he still had not received it.
Fatima submitted a petition so her husband could adjust his status to permanent resident. She spent months attempting to contact United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to receive updates on the petition, but wasn’t successful. After months of back and forth, she reached out to Rep.
After being laid off in the U.S. due to the pandemic, Jacob was getting ready to start his new job as an ESL teacher in South Korea. In order to begin that job, though, he needed the State Department to certify his background check.
Megan was planning to move to Japan with her family for work. In early October, Megan submitted her passport application, and confirmed with the passport agency that it was received. However, after a month, her application had still not been processed.
Michelle was excited to take a trip with her family to Mexico. In October, Michelle applied for a passport renewal, but due to delays caused by COVID-19, Michelle learned that her passport may not be renewed in time.