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...
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...
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...