Skip to main content

Are you a legal professional? Visit our professional site

Please enter a legal issue and/or a location
Begin typing to search, use arrow keys to navigate, use enter to select

Find a Lawyer

More Options

Ibarra v. Swacina, No. 09-16393

By FindLaw Staff on December 29, 2010 8:13 PM

Petition for Review of Denial of I-485 Application

In Ibarra v. Swacina, No. 09-16393, an action seeking review of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services' denial of plaintiff's I-485 application for adjustment to legal permanent resident status, the court affirmed the dismissal of the action where the district court did not err in concluding it lacked jurisdiction under the Administrative Procedure Act to review the denial of plaintiff's application for adjustment of status.

As the court wrote:  "Laudy R. Ibarra appeals the district court's dismissal of her complaint under the Administrative Procedure Act (APA), 5 U.S.C. § 701 et. seq, for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. Ibarra seeks review of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services' (USCIS) denial of her I-485 application for adjustment to legal permanent resident status."

Related Resources

You Don’t Have To Solve This on Your Own – Get a Lawyer’s Help

Meeting with a lawyer can help you understand your options and how to best protect your rights. Visit our attorney directory to find a lawyer near you who can help.

Or contact an attorney near you:
Copied to clipboard