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U.S. Supreme Court Grants Review and Allows Parts of the Entry Ban to Take Effect

This morning, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision granting review of President Trump’s revised Travel Ban against nationals from six Muslim-majority countries. The Supreme Court will hear the decision in its first session of the next term next October (Trump v. International Refugee Assistance Project, case number 16-1436).

The Supreme Court also allowed certain […]

By |June 26th, 2017|Categories: Court Decision, Executive Order, Travel|Comments Off on U.S. Supreme Court Grants Review and Allows Parts of the Entry Ban to Take Effect

Executive Order: Buy American And Hire American

On April 18th, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order (“EO”) titled, “Buy American And Hire American.” President Trump states that the intent of this EO is to “create higher wages and employment rates for workers in the United States, and to protect their economic interests.” While this is, and should always be, the foundation […]

By |April 18th, 2017|Categories: Executive Order, H-1B|Comments Off on Executive Order: Buy American And Hire American

Travel Ban 2.0 temporarily suspended

The United States District Court for the District of Hawaii issued a Temporary Restraining Order (“TRO”) on President Trump’s Executive Order  (“EO”) entitled, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States.”  This TRO prevents the government from enforcing sections 2 and 6 of the EO, and is national in scope. Section […]

By |March 15th, 2017|Categories: Administrative Action, Executive Order, Travel|Comments Off on Travel Ban 2.0 temporarily suspended

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 |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