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Trump Issues New Travel Ban Executive Order

President Trump issued a new Executive Order, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” on March 6, 2017. The previous Executive Order, or travel ban, with the same name will be revoked and replaced on Ma… Read More
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Temporary Suspension of H-1B Premium Processing

USCIS has temporarily suspended the premium processing service for all H-1B petitions filed on or after April 3, 2017. USCIS has said that the suspension may last for up to six months. The suspension includes extension and amendment petitions. It wil… Read More
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Virginia Injunction Granted Against Trump's Travel Ban

On February 13, 2017, a federal judge granted an injunction prohibiting the Trump administration from implementing the “travel ban” in Virginia. U.S. District judge Leonie Brinkema found that the Executive Order violates the First Amendme… Read More
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Washington State and Minnesota Challenge Executive Order

Latest Update (2/14/2017): The panel of three judges maintained that courts hold the authority to review executive action when the Constitution may be up for debate. The court ruled that procedural protections apply not only to U.S. citizens, but to… Read More
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Executive Order Breaking Updates on Implementation

President Trump signed an Executive Order on January 27, 2017 regarding visas, screening procedures, and refugees. His Executive Order is called “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States.” Among other thin… Read More
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Senate Introduces BRIDGE Act to Protect DACA Recipients

On December 9, 2016, Senators Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Dick Durbin of Illinois introduced bipartisan Senate Bill S.3542. The purpose of the bill was to “protect undocumented individuals should the Deferred Action for Childhood Arriv… Read More
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How Will the Trump Presidency Affect Immigration?

During his campaign, President-Elect Trump put immigration reform at the forefront of policy changes he pledged to make if elected. Since the November 8th election, many are wondering which of those changes will become reality. With his new Administr… Read More
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Sivaraman Immigration Law’s founder, Heather Sivaraman, brings an exceptional level of initiative, creativity and dedication to the practice of Immigration Law. A 2008 graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law, she is an active… Read More
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Jing Huang, Associate Attorney, holds a Master’s degree in Law from University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa and a Bachelor’s degree in Law from China Women’s University. Prior to joining Sivaraman Immigration Law, Jing worked as an attorney in China s… Read More

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