International Students Must Take In-Person Classes Starting This Fall or Immediately Depart the US Under New ICE Order

As COVID-19 cases continue to surge in many parts of the United States, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has announced that international students studying in the United States pursuant to an F-1 Student Visa must take most of their classes in person or depart the country. Jennifer Grady and Anthony Mance speaking to international students …

Update on the Travel Ban and DACA

Travel Ban On April 25th, 2018 the Supreme Court heard oral arguments from both sides on President Trump's highly scrutinized "travel ban". The travel ban, now in its third iteration, prohibits entry of travelers from five Muslim-majority countries (Iran, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, and Libya), as well as North Korea and government officials from Venezuela. Although …

Travel Ban Update: U.S. State Department Issues New Guidelines Involving Close, Existing Relationships Within U.S.

by Raj Rathour, Esq. and Jennifer Grady, Esq. On June 29, 2017, the U.S. State Department began implementing President Trump’s new visa criteria based in Executive Order 13780. The revised criteria bars U.S. entry for 90 days, for citizens without prior connections to the United States from six Muslim-majority countries: Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, …