Immigration Law

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Trump: The $100 Billion Loser?
Posted on 21 Oct 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Dany Bahar, Prithwiraj Choudhury, Britta Glennon, October 19, 2020 An Executive Order worth $100 billion: The impact of an immigration ban’s announcement on Fortune 500 firms’ valuation "Abstract: On June 22, 2020, President Trump... Read More

Expert: Latest Trump Immigration Order Seems Innocuous, But...
Posted on 7 Aug 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Shilpa Phadnis, TNN, Aug. 5, 2020 "IT industry body Nasscom said U.S. President Donald Trump's new executive order preventing federal agencies from contracting work to H-1B visa holders is based on misperceptions and misinformation. The executive... Read More

White House: Executive Order on Aligning Federal Contracting and Hiring Practices With the Interests of American Workers
Posted on 3 Aug 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

White House, Aug. 3, 2020 Executive Order on Aligning Federal Contracting and Hiring Practices With the Interests of American Workers "By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America... Read More

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

3 Presidential Documents on Immigration (Jan. 31, 2020)
Posted on 5 Feb 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Proclamation 9983 of January 31, 2020 - Improving Enhanced Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry Into the United States by Terrorists or Other Public-Safety Threats Proclamation 9984 of January 31, 2020 - Suspension of Entry... Read More

Trump Order Bars More Iranians from Entry to USA
Posted on 15 Jan 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Executive Order 13902 of January 10, 2020 "Sec. 3. The unrestricted immigrant and nonimmigrant entry into the United States of aliens determined to meet one or more of the criteria in section 1(a) of this order would be detrimental to the interests... Read More

Trump Can't Allow States to Block Refugees: Court
Posted on 15 Jan 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

HIAS, Inc. v. Trump "Plaintiffs have demonstrated to the Court's satisfaction, based on statutory text and structure, purpose, legislative history, judicial holdings, executive practice, the existence of a serious constitutional concern over... Read More

TX Gov. Rejects New Refugees
Posted on 13 Jan 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press, Jan. 10, 2020 "Texas will no longer accept the resettlement of new refugees, becoming the first state known to do so under a recent Trump administration order, Gov. Greg Abbott said Friday. ... It wasn’t... Read More

DHS to Share Immigration Data with Census
Posted on 5 Jan 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Hansi Lo Wang, NPR, Jan. 4, 2020 "The Department of Homeland Security has agreed to share certain government records from its databases to help the Census Bureau produce data about the U.S. citizenship status of every person living in the country... Read More

Expert: Trump's Executive Order on Refugees is Illegal
Posted on 1 Oct 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Stuart Anderson, Forbes, Oct. 1, 2019 "Donald Trump’s new executive order appears designed to give veto power over resettling refugees to people who don’t like refugees and elected officials willing to play on those fears. What are... Read More

Executive Order: Enhancing State and Local Involvement in Refugee Resettlement
Posted on 1 Oct 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 190 / Tuesday, October 1, 2019 Executive Order 13888 of September 26, 2019 Enhancing State and Local Involvement in Refugee Resettlement Read More

White House News
Posted on 26 Sep 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

On September 25, 2019 President Trump issued two Presidential Proclamations: Proclamation on the Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons who Threaten Venezuela’s Democratic Institutions Proclamation on the Suspension of... Read More

Executive Order Blocks Entry for Some Venezuelans
Posted on 8 Aug 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 152 / Wednesday, August 7, 2019 "... The unrestricted immigrant and nonimmigrant entry into the United States of aliens determined to meet one or more of the criteria in section 1(b) of this order would be detrimental... Read More

Executive Order on Collecting Information about Citizenship Status in Connection with the Decennial Census
Posted on 15 Jul 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

White House, July 11, 2019 "By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1 . Purpose . In Department of Commerce v. New York , No. 18-966... Read More

Executive Order Bars More Iranians from Entry to U.S.
Posted on 10 May 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

White House, May 8, 2019 EXECUTIVE ORDER IMPOSING SANCTIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE IRON, STEEL, ALUMINUM, AND COPPER SECTORS OF IRAN "... Sec. 5. The unrestricted immigrant and nonimmigrant entry into the United States of aliens determined to meet... Read More