Tag: Louisiana

If You're Driving Without a License ...

Aug 19, 2020

This week, we have a guest post from Amanda Gammon Morse from the New Orleans-based law firm, Kiefer & Kiefer. It addresses what drivers should do if they’re stopped without a license. The first thing...

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The Numbers Correct the Immigrant Narrative

Jul 21, 2020

Our president has worked pretty hard to treat immigrants as a dangerous “other” since he announced his candidacy in 2015, but the facts still won’t line up with that presentation. Recently, the Americ...

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Did We Just See Positive Changes for International Education?

Jul 15, 2020

This week we’ve seen a few positive signs on the international education front. Nothing’s great because, well, this is the Trump Administration, but they’re better than they were. - Immigration and...

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New Executive Order Does More for Election Efforts Than Employment

Jun 24, 2020

On June 9, we wrote that an executive order on immigration was in the pipeline that could be bad for Louisiana—our first concern as immigration lawyers practicing in New Orleans—and the Un...

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Proposal in the Pipeline Would Harm Economy, Education, and States

Jun 9, 2020

The president hasn’t had a good news cycle for a few months now, so it’s no surprise that he may be returning to the nationalist bread and butter that united his base voters in 2016. Immigration lawye...

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Chaos Defines Immigration Law in 2019

Oct 25, 2019

The chaos that follows our president through almost every other phase of his political life extends to immigration as well. Other stories understandably get more attention, and there’s almost always s...

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Detention is an Issue in State Elections, Not Immigration Court

Oct 10, 2019

In one of his campaign ads, Louisiana gubernatorial candidate Eddie Rispone promises to end sanctuary cities in Louisiana, “end taxpayer benefits for illegal immigrants,” and he says he “supports Pres...

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Talking Points to Fight the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act

Oct 4, 2019

The Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act is officially known as S.B. 386, and it is pending passage in the Senate. We have written about the dangers of the act here and here. It may pass by unanim...

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What Is It Like to Practice Immigration Law in 2019?

Oct 3, 2019

I am asked almost daily what it’s like to be an immigration attorney. Before this administration, immigration law lived in the background. Many people didn’t even think about immigration as a specific...

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Fight the Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act

Sep 25, 2019

[Updated] Recently, we wrote about how HB 1044 and S.386—the  "Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act”—is anything but fair. Unfortunately, so much attention is focused on asyl...

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