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Immigration Law Office of Los Angeles

Was your F-1 Change of Status application denied?

Overturn arbitrary and erroneous F-1 Change of Status denials by filing a Federal Lawsuit. Federal Court Litigation may be an effective way of resolving government’s F-1 Change of Status applications denials and errors.  In well over 90% of the cases we file, the government reverses itself within 2-4 months of the case being filed.

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At the Immigration Law Office of Los Angeles, we can help you get results by forcing the government to adjudicate cases that have been unlawfully delayed or overturn F-1 Change of Status arbitrary denials 

– Actions in federal court for mandamus (to make the government decide on a case that has been sitting for too long).

– Judicial review under the Administrative Procedure Act (to reverse erroneous denials of F-1 Change of Status).

Michael Piston – Senior Attorney at ILOLA has 34 years experience exclusively in the area of immigration law and is considered one of the most foremost authorities on immigration law. 
As recently reported in
Mother Jones magazine, he is one of a handful of litigators in the US who have been successfully suing the USCIS to overcome H-1B denials/ F-1 Denials and Adjustment of Status denials.
He has won scores of successful settlements and/or courtroom victories.
Recently, he became the first attorney to win a published decision granting an H-1B non-immigrant a “preliminary injunction” allowing him to continue to work and live in the United States while his lawsuit against the USCIS was pending. 

Michael E. Piston
Senior Attorney
"I highly recommend ILOLA. They went above and beyond to ensure my case was handled with the upmost importance. All communications, be it via email or phone, were professional, knowledgeable, timely, and supportive as well as friendly and compassionate."
"I cannot express how wonderful, professional, and responsive the ILOLA team was. From the very first moment I talked to them, I knew they understood the urgency, and knew exactly what it would take to get me where I needed to be. I am so extremely thankful to ILOLA for helping me obtain the needed visa."
"If you are looking for great immigration lawyers - please, look no further! ILOLA is truly amazing. Not only they are extremely knowledgeable and experienced in the immigration field - they are super attentive and dedicated and will treat your case as their own."