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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What Should You Do if CBP Asks You to Unlock Your Phone?

There has been a lot of discussions regarding cell phone unlocking at airports These reports mention that CBP is asking US citizens and other individuals to unlock their cell phones before being allowed on flights, to check on their contacts. The simple answer is that you should not do it. It is a bit more…

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Analysis of the Ninth Circuit’s Decision on Travel Ban

Well, to start with, judges are people. If you attack them, they subconsciously, will hold it against you. So please have some respect for other branches of government Mr. President. What Happens Now? So the three judges panel upheld the lower court’s ruling banning the ban. The court ruled that the Plaintiffs have an interest…

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Fidel Castro is Dead, now what?

I was stunned this morning From hearing that Fidel Castro’s dead. The relationships between the United States and Cuba nation have been thawing recently. They are election of Donald Trump and the death of Fidel Castro are definitely going to change US -Cuba relations for the long-term. Obama promised that the embargo would be lifted…

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Attorney Ahmad Yakzan Participates in Discussion about the Global Refugee Crisis

Attorney Ahmad Yakzan participated in a discussion about the international refugee crisis. The discussion was held at Stetson University College of Law and included experts on international law. Attorney Yakzan spoke about his experience in representing high profile individuals in affirmative asylum filings in the United States. He also discussed his recent visit to Lebanon…

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What does a Trump victory mean for (un)documented immigrants? 

I’m sitting here at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Tampa, FL, still in shock over what happened two nights ago. Now that I have thought about it, I’m calmer than I thought I’d ever been. I’m calm because we have laws and rules that even a President would not be able to repeal. My first thought…

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