5 Things to Say to the Alien Among Us!

This week, one of the most discussed stories was one letting us know that we are not alone in the world. A secret CIA program had been established to keep the aliens in check. The program’s main goal was to study the existence of aliens and the national security implications of such creatures. The story…

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No! The Supreme Court Did Not Uphold the Travel Ban!

I read a headline yesterday saying that the Supreme Court of the United States upheld the Administration’s travel ban. I also head that Attorney General Sessions called it a win for American security. I doubt that the people saying that read the decision, and it is clear that AG Sessions is using this for political…

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Can I Sue the US Government for Removing My Country’s TPS Designation?

The Trump Administration has removed the Temporary Protected Status designation from several countries, including Honduras, Nicaragua, and Haiti. I have discussed possible avenues for relief in a prior post. In this post, I will discuss possible challenges under the Immigration and Naturalization Act (INA) to the Administration’s decisions to revoke such designations. What is Temporary…

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Mr. President, You Are Wrong.

I had a chance of going back to my country of origin a couple of months ago. I usually visit family and meet with clients and catch up on time lost, after not seeing my family for a very long time. Two days before leaving, all of Beirut was on edge; a decision was expected…

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I Told You So!! Judge Limits Trump’s Travel Ban, Again!

I wrote a post when the Supreme Court ruled on Trump’s travel ban arguing that the decision was more expansive than the Administration’s interpretation. I also said that there will be more litigation to clarify who is encompassed within the “bona fide relationship” language the Supreme Court used. Yesterday, a federal judge in Hawaii agreed with…

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The Ninth Circuit Made the Right Decision: Now What?

The Ninth Circuit travel ban decision has now dealt another blow to the Executive Order limiting travel from six predominantly Muslim countries. This decision is the latest in a series of decisions that have upheld the restraining order against the ban. I believe that this decision is the right decision, however, I do believe that…

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