United States Seventh Circuit

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Where applicants for permanent resident status under the Nicaraguan Adjustment and Central American Relief Act of 1997 were in no imminent danger of deportation or separation from their families and there were no substantial constitutional issues presented, the district court lacked jurisdiction to review the Attorney General's inaction with respect to plaintiffs- permanent resident status applications.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 11/27/2001
  • Decided 01/28/2002
  • Published 01/28/2002


  • BAUER, Circuit Judge., Before BAUER, WOOD, JR. and MANION, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Stanley J. Horn (argued), Azulay, Horn, Kalaf & Yoo, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • Jennifer Giambastiani, I.N.S., Chicago, IL, Thomas P. Walsh, Office of U.S. Attorney, Civil Div., Chicago, IL, Michelle E. Gorden (argued), Dept. of Justice, Civil Div., Immigration Litigation, Washington, DC, for Defendants-Appellees.
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