In August, 2008, the ACLU and the NWIRP won a landmark, class-action lawsuit for individuals in Western Washington whose naturalization applications have been delayed for years due to security and name check delays. According to the judgment of this class-action lawsuit, over 300 individuals will have their application for naturalization processed in time to vote in the 2008 Presidential Elections.
To read about Roshandel, et al. v. Chertoff, et al., and the victory, click here.
By Michelle Richart