Immigration Law

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Biden Revokes Trump's "No Health Insurance, No Green Card" Proclamation
Posted on 16 May 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

White House, May 14, 2021 "A Proclamation on Revoking Proclamation 9945 The suspension of entry imposed in Proclamation 9945 of October 4, 2019 (Suspension of Entry of Immigrants Who Will Financially Burden the United States Healthcare System... Read More

Proclamation Terminating Restrictions on Entry of Certain Travelers from the Schengen Area, the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, and Brazil
Posted on 19 Jan 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

White House, Jan. 18, 2021 "... Proclamation 9993 of March 11, 2020 (Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus), Proclamation 9996 of March 14, 2020... Read More

Prof. Peter Margulies on Doe v. Trump (Uninsured Ban)
Posted on 6 Jan 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Peter Margulies, Jan. 5, 2021 "In a decision on Dec. 31 in Doe #1 v. Trump , the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld President Trump's Oct. 2019 proclamation barring entry of immigrants without "approved" health... Read More

DOS on Extension of Presidential Proclamations 10014 and 10052
Posted on 5 Jan 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

State Department, Jan. 1, 2021 "On December 31, 2020, the President signed a Presidential Proclamation on Suspension of Entry of Immigrants and Nonimmigrants Who Continue to Present a Risk to the United States Labor Market . This proclamation extends... Read More

Cyrus Mehta on Trump's Last Gasp: Extending the Visa Bans
Posted on 4 Jan 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus Mehta, Kaitlyn Box, Jan. 4, 2021 "On the last day of 2020, Trump issued a Presidential Proclamation extending two previous Proclamations – Proclamation 10014 (Suspension of Entry of Immigrants Who Present a Risk to the United States... Read More

Trump Extends PP 10014 and 10052
Posted on 1 Jan 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

White House, Dec. 31, 2020 "I, DONALD J. TRUMP, President of the United States, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including sections 212(f) and 215(a) of the Immigration and Nationality... Read More

DOS Young v. Trump IV Processing Update (Dec. 17, 2020)
Posted on 17 Dec 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DOS, Dec. 17, 2020 "On December 11, 2020, a federal district court in Young v. Trump enjoined the Department of State from enforcing Section 1 of Presidential Proclamation 10014 against named plaintiffs and enjoined the Department from engaging... Read More

Prof. Peter Margulies on NAM v. DHS Preliminary Injunction
Posted on 3 Oct 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Peter Margulies, Oct. 2, 2020 "In an important ruling on Oct. 1, Judge Jeffrey White of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granted a preliminary injunction against President Trump’s nonimmigrant visa ban... Read More

Court Blocks Trump Proclamation Suspending Entry of Some Nonimmigrants
Posted on 2 Oct 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

NAM v. DHS "IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 1. Defendants, their agents, servants, employees, and all others in active concert or participation with them are enjoined, pending final judgment, from implementing, enforcing, or otherwise carrying out Section... Read More

Aug. 12, 2020 DOS Update to National Interest Exceptions to Presidential Proclamations 10014 & 10052
Posted on 12 Aug 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

State Department, Aug. 12, 2020 "On June 22, the President signed Presidential Proclamation (P.P.) 10052, which extends P.P. 10014, which suspended the entry to the United States of certain immigrant visa applicants, through December 31, 2020.... Read More

DOS: National Interest Exceptions to Presidential Proclamations (10014 & 10052)
Posted on 31 Jul 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

State Department, July 30, 2020 "On June 22, the President signed Presidential Proclamation (P.P.) 10052, which extends P.P. 10014, which suspends the entry to the United States of certain immigrant visa applicants, through December 31, 2020. P... Read More

Pursuing a National Interest Exception to the Presidential Entry Bans on Economic Grounds ~ Not A Fool’s Errand
Posted on 3 Jul 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo A. Paparelli, July 3, 2020 "We’ve seen this movie before. Scene 1 : The President issues a proclamation in reliance on his authority to restrict the entry of certain noncitizens under Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) §... Read More

Trump’s Work Visa Ban Causing Havoc to Families including Children
Posted on 2 Jul 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus Mehta and Kaitlyn Box*, July 2, 2020 "On June 29 th , 2020, issued a Proclamation to amend Proclamation 10052 of June 22, 2020 (Suspension of Entry of Immigrants and Nonimmigrants Who Present a Risk to the United States Labor Market During... Read More

Trump Amends June 22 Travel Ban (June 29, 2020)
Posted on 30 Jun 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

White House, June 29, 2020 Proclamation on Amendment to Proclamation 10052 "By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including sections 212(f) and 215(a) of the Immigration and... Read More

Cyrus Mehta: The Real Threat to the US Economy Is...
Posted on 29 Jun 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus Mehta, Kaitlyn Box*, June 27, 2020 The Real Threat to the US Economy is Trump’s Proclamation, Not the Nonimmigrant Workers it Bans "President Trump has mastered the Dark Arts of immigration bans. On June 22, 2020, Trump signed yet... Read More