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Posts from the ‘Immigration Law’ Category


Hot Off the Press (and Web): the Latest Issue of NWLawyer

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The March issue of NWLawyer, features WSBA members on their views of recent executive orders on immigration.

Cover of March NWLawyerIn the March issue of NWLawyer, we hear from WSBA members on their views on President Trump’s executive orders on immigration, including: an in-depth legal analysis of the orders, perspective from an Iranian-American attorney, and a story about an innovative solution that employs technology to assist immigrants and refugees in need of representation. Read more »


Deportation Measures in Action: What Obama’s Enforcement Means for Immigration

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Recent changes to immigration enforcement have heightened concerns for thousands of immigrants and their attorneys in Washington.

immigration people on europe map backgroundRecent changes to immigration enforcement have made deportation a heightened concern for thousands of immigrants and the Washington attorneys who serve them. Read more »


Quick Recap: Mellouli v. Holder, No. 13-1034

Legal blogger William Shogren breaks down the potential impact of the Mellouli v. Holder case, concerning drug possession and deportation.


Almost a month ago, on Jan. 14, 2015, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Mellouli v. Holder, No. 13-1034. This case involves questions of drug possession and deportation and could have a big impact on immigration law.

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Immigration Reform Implications for High-tech Workers and Entrepreneurs

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Immigration reform takeaways for high-tech workers and entrepreneurs.

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The actions announced by President Obama on Nov. 20 will affect not only millions of undocumented individuals but also many American businesses, foreign national employees and their families, and certain highly skilled innovators.

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Friday 5: Implications of Obama’s Immigration Executive Action

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In light of the president’s executive action, immigrant families have new options.

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Yesterday was a big, big deal in immigration law. Whether you view the president’s announcement as executive tyranny or — as I do — a long-overdue reprieve, here are some of the core implications for families.

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