Immigration Law

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Biden EO Blocks Entry of Ukraine Bad Actors
Posted on 23 Feb 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 36 / Wednesday, February 23, 2022 / Presidential Documents Executive Order 14065 of February 21, 2022 "...Sec. 6. (a) The unrestricted immigrant and nonimmigrant entry into the United States of noncitizens determined... Read More

Cyrus Mehta on Gomez v. Trump: Welcome to the Brave New World of Made Up Law Under INA 212(f)
Posted on 8 Sep 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus Mehta, Sept. 8, 2020 "Before President Trump, one could hardly imagine that an American president would use INA § 212(f) to rewrite immigration law in a manner he saw fit and with whatever prejudices might be harboring in his mind. While... Read More

Tags: 212(f) , mehta , Trump

Another 212(f) Executive Order: EO 13928 (June 11, 2020)
Posted on 12 Jun 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 115 / Monday, June 15, 2020 "By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701... Read More

Using a Sledgehammer to Crack a Nut: Trump Proclamation Bans Chinese Students and Researchers Linked to China’s “Military-Civil Fusion Strategy”
Posted on 9 Jun 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus Mehta, June 1, 2020 "President Trump has issued a proclamation limiting Chinese students wishing to study in the United States to undergraduates under certain conditions, and limiting Chinese researchers. The proclamation states that the... Read More

Tags: 212(f) , mehta , China , Trump

Executive Order Blocking Entry into U.S. of Certain Persons Contributing to Situation in Ukraine
Posted on 9 Mar 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" ... By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including ... section 212(f)[*] of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 (8 U.S.C. 1182(f)) ... I hereby find that the unrestricted... Read More

Another INA Sec. 212(f) Travel Ban: Certain Persons from South Sudan
Posted on 11 Apr 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (IEEPA), the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601... Read More