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Open for Business After Hurricane Ida

Aug 30, 2021

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We are heartbroken to see the devastation that Hurricane Ida brought to New Orleans, Southern Louisiana, and the Gulf South. Our staff is safe and we’re thankful for that, but because of the damage to...

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Immigration Reasons to Register to Vote

Oct 8, 2020

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If you haven’t done so yet, register to vote. We’re based in New Orleans, and the deadline to register online in Louisiana is October 13. Mail-in registration deadlines may have passed wherever you ar...

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If You're Driving Without a License ...

Aug 19, 2020

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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