Immigration Law Section

This section provides members the opportunity to exchange information with other immigration law practitioners and provides a newsletter to members on both federal and State immigration laws. It also provides annual CLE programming on immigration law.

Chair
Law Offices of Sean Lewis, PLLC
144 Second Ave N Ste 150
Nashville, TN 37201
(615)646-6002
Immediate Past Chair
Siskind Susser P.C.
2300 21st. Ave. South, Suite 201
Nashville, TN 37212
(615)345-0266

Stevenson Named Nashville's Emerging Legal Leader

Attorney Joycelyn A. Stevenson was among community leaders honored last night at the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and YP Nashville's annual Nashville Emerging Leader Awards ceremony at Lipscomb University. Stevenson, a shareholder at Littler Mendelson, was named a leader in the legal services category. She practices labor and employment and business immigration law. The Tennessean has the full list of award winners.

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House Votes to Block Funds to ‘Sanctuary Cities’

The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week to block federal crime-fighting funds from going to so-called “sanctuary cities” where police do not routinely report undocumented immigrants to federal authorities. About 150 large cities in the country have such policies, the Columbia Daily Herald reports. The bill was approved 241-179, largely along party lines. The president has threatened to veto the measure.

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