FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO JOIN AS A NAMED PLAINTIFF?
To be eligible to join as a plaintiff you must have a DV visa annotated "subject to PP10014" that has already expired or will expire before 31 March 2021.
WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS LAWSUIT?
The primary goal of the litigation is to secure a court order compelling the Government to reissue expired or expiring DV2020 visas.
HOW DO I JOIN AS A NAMED PLAINTIFF?
Submit the Eligibility Questionnaire. We will let you know by email if you are eligible and, if so, send further instructions on completing the required steps: 1) uploading documents; 2) signing a contract of representation; and 3) paying the legal fees.
WILL THE LAWSUIT SEEK ADDITIONAL RELIEF FOR THOSE WHO WERE DENIED BOARDING OR RETURNED ?
Yes. The firm intends to assert multi-step claims on behalf of eligible plaintiffs who suffered statutory and pecuniary losses as a result of the Government's conduct surrounding the extension of PP10014.
WHAT ARE THE LEGAL FEES?
The initial fee for a single plaintiff is $850, with an additional $400 due upon entry to the United States. For families the initial fee is $1200, with an additional $600 due upon entry to the United States.
ATTENTION current LOLRG DV2020 clients: If you fit the eligibility criteria you are welcome to participate in this lawsuit at no cost.
IS ANY OF THE FEE REFUNDABLE IF I ELECT TO WITHDRAW FROM THE LAWSUIT?
Yes. The contract of representation will designate an opt-out date. If you choose to withdraw from the lawsuit by the opt-out date all but $300 of your paid fee will be refunded.
HOW WILL NAMED PLAINTIFFS BE KEPT APPRISED OF DEVELOPMENTS IN THE CASE?
Named plaintiffs will have their own members-only portal on this website where we will provide regular updates, share legal documents, and hold scheduled chats. We will also hold zoom calls where named plaintiffs will receive updates and be able to ask questions of the lead counsel.
DO YOU GUARANTEE SUCCESS?
No. There is no such thing as a guaranteed outcome in any litigation. We believe we have strong legal grounds for the claims; for this reason we have committed to filing an appeal at no additional cost in the event that the lower court's decision is unfavorable.
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