Immigration Law

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Trump Sued as Refugees are Detained at Airports
Posted on 28 Jan 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Here's a link to the lawsuit . News here , here , here and here . P.S., Friday's executive order is illegal . Read More

Trump's Refugee/Travel Ban Amended: Iraqi S.I.V. Interpreters Will Be Allowed In to U.S.
Posted on 2 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

New York Times, Feb. 2, 2017 - "The Trump administration amended its visa ban on Thursday to allow emigration by the families of Iraqi interpreters who served the United States government and military forces deployed in their country. ... In a statement... Read More

4 DHS Documents re Travel Ban 2.0 (Mar. 6, 2017)
Posted on 6 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Statement by Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly on President's Executive Order Signed Today Letter from Sessions & Kelly to POTUS Fact Sheet: Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry To The United States Q&A: Protecting... Read More

Lawsuit: Trump Lied on Federal Forms, Grossly Underpaid Foreign Models on H-1B Visas
Posted on 10 Mar 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Over one year ago Jamaican model Alexia Palmer filed a class action lawsuit against Trump Model Management, LLC. The lawsuit alleges that Trump's company filed federal visa paperwork, under penalty of perjury, stating Palmer would receive a salary... Read More

Tags: H-1B , palmer , lawsuit , Trump , model

DHS Intelligence Assessment Undermines Trump Case for Travel Ban
Posted on 3 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

TMRS, Mar. 3, 2017 - "The Rachel Maddow Show has obtained, exclusively, a Department of Homeland Security intelligence assessment document. The document, from the Office of Intelligence and Analysis, makes the case that most foreign-born, U.S.-based... Read More

Tags: travel ban , Trump , DHS , maddow

Trump's Refugee Ban Could Backfire: 100+ National Security Experts
Posted on 1 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Nahal Toosi, Politico, Jan. 30, 2017 - "More than 100 former U.S. officials from both parties are urging agency heads to use their own authority to ease some of the restrictions imposed by President Donald Trump’s executive order on refugees... Read More

Four More Leaked Drafts of Executive Orders on Immigration
Posted on 26 Jan 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Matthew Yglesias and Dara Lind, Vox, Jan. 25, 2017 - "On Tuesday, Vox was given six documents that purported to be draft executive orders under consideration by the Trump administration. The source noted that “all of these documents are still... Read More

Diplomats Break With Trump Over Refugee Ban
Posted on 30 Jan 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Benjamin Wittes, Susan Hennessey, Quinta Jurecic, January 30, 2017 - " Consider this a major bureaucratic uprising on the part of career foreign service officers against the President on his executive order on refugees. ... Read More

Expert: Trump Immigration Ban Could Trigger Retaliation on U.S. Travelers
Posted on 19 Jun 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Julia Preston, New York Times, June 19, 2016 - "Whatever the range of a ban, the United States could expect swift reciprocal responses. “I can see severe adverse political fallout,” said Stephen Yale-Loehr , an immigration law professor... Read More

Q & A: What Can President Trump Really Do About Immigration? (LexisNexis Expert Author Stephen Yale-Loehr)
Posted on 10 Nov 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Dianne Solís, Dallas Morning News, Nov. 10, 2016 - " Stephen Yale-Loehr is an authority on U.S. immigration and asylum law and an adjunct professor at Cornell University Law School. He was a collaborator on the award-winning book Green Card... Read More

Steve Yale-Loehr on Trump, EB-5
Posted on 9 Dec 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

LexisNexis immigration law expert author and Cornell law professor Steve Yale-Loehr is in the news regarding Donald Trump's Muslim ban proposal ( here and here ) and the EB-5 investor visa program ( here .) Read More

Former Trump Agency Models Allege Visa Violations
Posted on 31 Aug 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

James West, Mother Jones Magazine, Aug. 30, 2016 - "Republican nominee Donald Trump has placed immigration at the core of his presidential campaign. He has claimed that undocumented immigrants are "taking our jobs" and "taking our... Read More

Tags: visa , models , Trump

LexisNexis Expert Yale-Loehr on Trump, Cruz Deportation Plans - The O'Reilly Factor
Posted on 25 Feb 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

The O'Reilly Factor, Feb. 24, 2016 - "Are Donald Trump and Ted Cruz's strategies constitutional? 'The O'Reilly Factor' investigates. Stephen Yale-Loehr , John Yoo." [Cornell Law Prof. Stephen Yale-Loehr is the co-author... Read More

Expert Yale-Loehr: Trump's Muslim Ban Would Pose 'Novel Questions' for Supreme Court
Posted on 14 Dec 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Associated Press, Dec. 14, 2015 - "There's no legal or historical precedent for closing U.S. borders to the world's 1.6 billion Muslims, but neither is there any Supreme Court case that clearly prevents a president or Congress from doing... Read More

Melania Trump Worked in U.S. Prior to Obtaining Work Visa
Posted on 5 Nov 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ALICIA A. CALDWELL, CHAD DAY and JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press, Nov. 5, 2016 - "Melania Trump was paid for 10 modeling jobs in the United States worth $20,056 that occurred in the seven weeks before she had legal permission to work in the country... Read More

Tags: melania , work , visa , Trump