Travel Ban Update

The Supreme Court this week decided to hear the Travel Ban cases when it reconvenes in the fall. In the meantime, the Court will allow the administration to implement parts of President Trump’s second executive order, which bans the entry of nationals of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen [...]

By | 2017-07-17T16:05:53+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Executive Orders|0 Comments

Homeland Security DHS To Make Exceptions To Trump’s Ban On Refugees & Certain Travelers

The Department of Homeland Security is planning to make exceptions to President Donald Trump’s executive order on refugees and certain foreign nationals, including by allowing 872 refugees into the U.S. this week. Legal permanent residents, dual nationals and Iraqis who worked for the U.S. government will be exempt from the [...]

By | 2017-07-17T15:56:52+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Executive Orders|0 Comments

Travel Ban per 1/27/2017 Executive Order

The Executive Order applies to all individuals "from" the 7 designated countries: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. That includes Legal Permanent Residents (LPRs), nonimmigrant visa holders, immigrant visa holders, refugees, derivative asylees, Special Immigrant Visas (SIVs), etc. Anyone who holds a passport from a designated country is [...]

By | 2018-02-12T16:53:00+00:00 January 30th, 2017|Executive Orders|0 Comments

A Look at the New Executive Order

Executive Order signed today which includes the following provisions: Refugee Admissions: Suspends the Refugee Admissions Program for 120 days. Reduce refugee admissions for FY2017 to 50,000 from President Obama's goal of 110,000. Notwithstanding the temporary suspension, refugees may be admitted on a case-by-case basis if certain criteria are met. Ban [...]

By | 2017-07-17T15:23:51+00:00 January 27th, 2017|Executive Orders|0 Comments