Supreme Court Allows Travel Ban to Go Into Effect—For Now

Supreme Court Allows Travel Ban to Go Into Effect—For Now

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky. The Supreme Court ruled that Donald Trump’s travel ban can go into effect while legal challenges against it move through the courts. According to the New York Times, the Supreme Court decisions means that the administration is free to restrict entry to citizens from Iran, […]

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Delayed DACA Requests Will Be Considered

Delayed DACA Requests Will Be Considered

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky. When the Trump administration revealed that it would be cancelling the DACA program, DACA holders were given until an October 5 deadline to apply for renewals of their status. Those whose DACA permits would expire before March 5, were permitted to apply for a DACA […]

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What You Need to Know About the Diversity Visa

What You Need to Know About the Diversity Visa

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky. After a devastating terror attack in New York, Donald Trump called to put an end to the diversity visa lottery program. According to U.S. News & World Report, Trump used the terror attack to promote his desire to shift U.S. immigration to a more merit-based […]

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“Credible Fear” and Your Immigration Rights

“Credible Fear” and Your Immigration Rights

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky. The Washington Post reports that Jeff Sessions recently claimed that immigration lawyers may be “encouraging otherwise unlawfully present clients to make false claims of asylum providing them with the magic words needed to trigger the credible fear process.” Immigrants should never lie to immigration officers […]

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Trump’s Threat to Withdraw from NAFTA Could Put TN Immigration at Risk

Trump’s Threat to Withdraw from NAFTA Could Put TN Immigration at Risk

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky. Trump has repeatedly threatened to withdraw from NAFTA, but many considered the talk mere bluster. Yet, Trump’s hard-lined approach towards negotiations means that NAFTA may very well be on the chopping block. If the U.S. withdraws from NAFTA, there could be real consequences, not only […]

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As Lawmakers Scramble to Make DACA Deal, Some Dreamers Struggle to Pay for DACA Renewals

As Lawmakers Scramble to Make DACA Deal, Some Dreamers Struggle to Pay for DACA Renewals

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky. When the Trump administration announced the winding down of DACA, it left many Dreamers protected under the program scrambling for answers and frightened about what the future will hold. Current DACA holders were given the opportunity to renew their status with an October 5th deadline. […]

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Trump Ends DACA—What You Need to Know

Trump Ends DACA—What You Need to Know

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky. President Trump announced in early September that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services would be phasing out and ending DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) over the next two years. The change has made many in the immigrant […]

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Trump Faces Pressure as DACA Deadlines Approach

Trump Faces Pressure as DACA Deadlines Approach

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky. According to Politico, ten conservative states are threatening to sue the Trump administration to stop the DACA program. Trump also faces an early September deadline to make a decision on DACA. Should the Trump administration or the conservative states sue to stop DACA, several legal […]

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Trump’s Plan Would Slash Legal Immigration in Half

Trump’s Plan Would Slash Legal Immigration in Half

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky. This week, Trump proposed a new bill that would significantly re-make American immigration policy. According to the Washington Post, the new immigration plan would limit family-based immigration and would rely more heavily on a merit-based system. What is this new plan? What will it, and […]

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What to Do If You Are Stopped by An Immigration Officer: Know Your Rights

What to Do If You Are Stopped by An Immigration Officer: Know Your Rights

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky. According to Bloomberg, arrests by Immigration and Customs Enforcement have increased under the Trump administration. The Atlantic reports that immigration arrests have increased by 38 percent since Trump took office. Trump has expanded the categories of individuals marked as priorities for removal. This means that […]

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