Bender’s Immigration Bulletin – August 15, 2010

Judge Blocks Part of Arizona Law; Governor Brewer Appeals A federal judge blocked significant portions of the controversial Arizona immigration law the day before it was set to take effect. On July 28, U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton issued a preliminary injunction against several sections of the...

Bender’s Immigration Bulletin – April 1, 2011

IMMIGRATION NEWS Humanitarian Relief Efforts: Japanese Nationals On March 17, 2011, USCIS issued a press release reminding Japanese nationals affected by the disastrous event of March 2011 of immigration benefits available upon request. Temporary relief measures include: • The grant...

Excerpts From The Aug. 15, 2013, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin

Washington Supreme Court Bars Certain Uses of Immigration Status On July 10, 2013, the Washington Supreme Court updated its legal ethics rules to prohibit attorneys from referring to an individual’s immigration status to intimidate, coerce, or prevent him or her from participating in a civil...