Los Angeles Immigration Seminar April 19, 2017

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Immigration Seminar (MCLE) Presented By
Los Angeles Immigration Attorney Nikki Jacobson

The Los Angeles Paralegal Association is pleased to present an informative and timely Immigration Seminar (MCLE) :  President Trump’s Executive Orders: Immigration Analysis & Practice Pointers  by experienced and award winning Los Angeles Immigration Attorney Nikki Jacobson.  This program will be held at 6:30 p.m. on April 19, 2017 at Abraham Lincoln University, 3530 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1430, Los Angeles, California 90010.  Advanced registration is recommended.  For further information, Attorney Nikki Jacobson may be contacted at seminars@nikkijacobson.com.

Immigration Program by Los Angeles Immigration Attorney

Recent Executive Orders dealing with immigration law and procedures have caused confusion, protests, and litigation.  In this seminar, Immigration Attorney Nikki Jacobson will explain best practices for legal teams that assist those individuals who have been affected by the travel ban and other obstacles foreign nationals and U.S. Permanent Residents have, and will continue, to face. Ms. Jacobson will also discuss the status of the executive orders and court-related actions that can further change an immigration attorney or paralegals practices.

Immigration Topics to be Covered by Los Angeles Immigration Attorney

The following topics and many more will be covered by Immigration Attorney Nikki Jacobson:

  • Everyone Has Certain Basic Rights, No Matter Who Is President: Everyone living in the U.S. has certain basic rights under the U.S. Constitution—everyone, including people who are undocumented.
  • What to Do When Encountering Law Enforcement
  • Immigration Raids and How Immigration Attorneys Can Assist Clients
  • Know Your Rights at Home and at Work
  • Know Your Rights in California
  • What to Do if You Are Arrested or Detained by Immigration
  • What to Do When Encountering Law Enforcement at Airports and Other Ports of Entry into the U.S.
  • Immigration Detention and Removal
  • Immigrant Protests: What Every Immigrant Should Know When Participating in Demonstrations

Immigration Ban Chronology as of April 3, 2017

  • January 27 — President signs executive order. Trump issues the executive order banning entry for 90 days by citizens from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen. The order also indefinitely halts refugees from Syria.
  • January 28 — Mass protests start at airports nationwide in opposition of the travel ban
  • January 28 — Judge in New York temporarily blocks part of order. US Judge Ann M. Donnelly held that the petitioners had a “strong likelihood of success” in establishing that their removal “violates their rights to Due Process and Equal Protection guaranteed by the United States Constitution.”
  • January 29 — Judge in Massachusetts also issues a temporary restraining order. A federal judge in Massachusetts blocked a part of the order in a case brought by lawyers for two lawful permanent residents who are college professors. That order went a step further ordering that the government could not “detain or remove” those who arrived legally from the seven countries subject to Trump’s order.
  • January 29 — President vigorously defends order: “This is not about religion — this is about terror and keeping our country safe,” the President wrote in a statement.
  • January 30 — Former President Barack Obama criticizes order.
  • January 30 — Senate Republicans block attempt by Democrats to reverse order.
  • January 30 — President fires acting Attorney General Sally Yates.
  • January 31 –The New Secretary of Homeland Security, John Kelly, defends immigration order:  I think we were in pretty good shape on how it was implemented by the workforce.”
  • February 2 — Trump administration eases travel ban restrictions for green card holders: US legal permanent residents from the seven countries would be again allowed to take part in the Global Entry program. The program allows for expedited border clearance for travelers deemed to be low-risk.
  • February 3 — Federal Judge in Boston declines to renew the temporary restraining order which was set to expire on February 5.
  • February 3 — Federal judge temporarily halts key provisions of order: US District Court Judge James Robart blocked the ban nationwide. He ruled that the states that filed the lawsuit “have met their burden of demonstrating that they face immediate and irreparable injury as a result of the signing and implementation of the executive order.”
  • February 5 — Government’s request to resume the ban is denied.
  • February 7 — Arguments presented in Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • February 9 — Travel ban remains blocked: A three-judge panel in the Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeals ruled against reinstating the travel ban.  Immediately after the appeals court ruling, the Trump administration said it wouldn’t immediately appeal the decision to the Supreme Court.
  • February 13 — Federal District Court Judge in Seattle denies the government’s request to delay travel ban lawsuit and thus the challenge to the ban by Washington and Minnesota could proceed in front of Judge Robart.
  • February 16 — President Trump promises new immigration order.
  • March 6 — New travel ban unveiled: The new travel ban  excluded Iraq from the list of Muslim-majority countries whose citizens were temporarily blocked. The ban, which was set to take effect on March 16, barred foreign nationals from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the United States for 90 days and all refugees for 120 days.
  • March 7 — Hawaii immediately files lawsuit: The lawsuit asked a federal judge to issue a temporary restraining order blocking implementation of the new executive order.
  • March 15 — Travel ban blocked again. US District Court Judge Derrick Watson in Hawaii blocked the President’s new travel ban hours before it was set to begin. The temporary restraining order applied nationwide.
  • March 16 — US District Judge Theodore Chuang in Maryland specifically blocked the 90-day ban on immigration for citizens of the six Muslim majority countries. Chuang and Watson both cited Trump’s statements about Muslims during the presidential campaign as part of their rulings.
  • March 29 — Ruling extended. A federal judge in Hawaii grants the state’s request for a longer term halt of the revised travel ban executive order. US District Court Judge Derrick Watson blocked the core provisions of the revised executive order two weeks ago, concluding that the order likely violates the Establishment Clause of the Constitution by disfavoring Muslims.

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