AHMED v. DEP'T OF HOMELAND SECURITY, 02-1467
District court had jurisdiction over a diversity visa lottery winner's action to compel the federal government to process a visa application, but denial of mandamus is affirmed as relief could not be implemented without violating substantive limitations of the statute creating the diversity visa program.
- Argued 11/14/2002
- Decided 05/09/2003
- Published 05/09/2003
DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judge., Before RIPPLE, ROVNER, and DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judges.
United States Seventh Circuit
James V. Noonan (argued), Noonan & Lieberman, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.
Jeffery J. Bernstein (argued), Department of Justice, Civil Division, Immigration Litigation, Washington, D.C., Defendant-Appellee.