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Washington, D.C. Form I-864 Affidavit of Support enforcement lawyer.

We represent clients in Washington D.C. in lawsuits to enforce the USCIS Form I-864, Affidavit of Support. Attorney Greg McLawsen, Sound Immigration’s founding attorney, is admitted to the federal district court for the District of Columbia. Mr. McLawsen has litigated more Affidavit of Support enforcement cases than any lawyer in the United States.

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Form I-864, Affidavit of Support enforcement cases in Washington, D.C.

To date, there has been no known Affidavit of Support enforcement case filed in federal district court for the District of Columbia. Indeed, Sound Immigration is often the first law firm to file an I-864 enforcement lawsuit in a new jurisdiction. There is little doubt that a federal court in Washington D.C. has jurisdiction over such a matter, per the private right of action created at 8 U.S.C. 1183a(e)(1).

 

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