Federal Litigation  


Immigration litigation in the federal courts.

Pereira Immigration Law Group have litigated complex matters in the U.S. Courts of Appeals and U.S. District Courts in the United States. When you decide to bring your case to federal court, you want a lawyer with the depth of knowledge and years of experience needed to achieve a successful outcome.

Attorney Pereira has handled difficult matters at both the trial and appellate levels.

The following types of cases are routinely litigated in the federal courts:

Petitions for Review in the U.S. Courts of Appeals to challenge a final agency decision such as an order of removal from the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)

Writs of Mandamus to compel adjudication of an unreasonably delayed application for immigration benefits

Challenging agency action under the Administration Procedures Act (APA) to challenge an agency decision that is arbitrary, capricious, contrary to law, or not supported by substantial evidence

Writs of Habeas Corpus to obtain a client's release from immigration custody

"Section 1447(b)" Petitions to compel action on a delayed naturalization application to compel adjudication of an N-400 Application for Naturalization pending for more than 120 days after naturalization review

"Section 1421(c)" Petitions to obtain judicial review of a naturalization denial to obtain de novo review of an agency denial of N-400 Application for Naturalization

Complaints challenging consular denial of visa applications to obtain review, where possible, of visa denials by U.S. consulates

Complaints under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to compel federal agencies to release documents improperly withheld under the FOIA

Complaints to obtain Attorney Fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA) to obtain attorney fees after obtaining a favorable ruling from a federal court

The attorneys at Pereira Immigration Law Group are ready to fight for you in federal court if necessary. Many times, it may not be possible to obtain justice or achieve results in the administrative system before DHS, the immigration courts, or the BIA. When you need to take your case to the next level and head to federal court, the lawyers at Pereira Immigration Law Group can make all the difference.


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