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Travel Ban Update: Where things stand & What we know

The implementation of President Trump’s Executive Order (“EO”) entitled “Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Attacks by Foreign Nationals” continues to be fluid. Here is an update on where things stand today.

This weekend the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) filed for an immediate administrative stay, or the immediate lifting of the Temporary Restraining Order (“TRO”). A Federal District Court Judge

By | 2017-09-20T17:51:03+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Categories: Administrative Action|Comments Off on Travel Ban Update: Where things stand & What we know

Federal Judge Temporarily Suspends Executive Order Banning Entry into the U.S. for Individuals from Certain Countries and Refugees

Friday afternoon, a Federal District Court Judge from the State of Washington issued a Temporary Restraining Order (“TRO”) preventing enforcement of President Trump’s Executive Order (“EO”) which banned individuals from seven countries from entering the U.S. for 90 days and which stopped refugees from entering the U.S. for 120 days.

In his decision, the Judge […]

By | 2017-09-20T17:51:03+00:00 February 4th, 2017|Categories: Court Decision, Executive Order|Comments Off on Federal Judge Temporarily Suspends Executive Order Banning Entry into the U.S. for Individuals from Certain Countries and Refugees

No current plan to expand the U.S. travel ban beyond seven countries

Rumors began yesterday regarding a list of additional countries that might be added to President Trump’s executive order “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorists Entry into the United States” which, in part, bans nationals of seven countries from entering the U.S for 90 days. The U.S. Department of State today confirmed to the American Immigration […]

By | 2017-02-04T13:58:06+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on No current plan to expand the U.S. travel ban beyond seven countries

Travel Ban for individuals from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen to enter the U.S. for 90 days

Yesterday afternoon, President Trump signed Executive Order, Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States. As a result, nationals from the seven countries of Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen, are banned from entry into the U.S. for 90 days. This includes U.S. Permanent Residents, or individuals with “green cards,” and dual nationals, […]

By | 2017-01-28T20:23:25+00:00 January 28th, 2017|Categories: Administrative Action|Comments Off on Travel Ban for individuals from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen to enter the U.S. for 90 days

President Trump to Issue Executive Order Barring Entry Into the U.S. by Nationals of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen

President Trump is expected to sign an Executive Order as early as tomorrow entitled “Protecting the Nation from Terrorist Attacks by Foreign Nationals.” Once signed, the order will immediately implement two changes that will directly impact individuals seeking to enter the United States.

The order will create an immediate 30 day bar to enter into the […]

By | 2017-09-20T17:51:03+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Categories: Administrative Action, Travel|Comments Off on President Trump to Issue Executive Order Barring Entry Into the U.S. by Nationals of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen