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
Vice-Chair
Olsen Law Firm
735 Broad Street, Suite 708
Chattanooga, TN 37402
(423)648-9390
Vice-Chair
Immigration Law Offices of Steven...
P.O. Box 60920
Nashville, TN 37206
(615)750-3142

Supreme Court Will Review Obama Immigration Actions

The U.S. Supreme Court will review President Obama’s executive immigration actions from 2014, CBS News reports. Tennessee and 25 other states challenged the legality of the actions that were aimed to block millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation. The Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in November 2015 in favor of the states; the Obama administration appealed the decision. The case will be argued in April and decided by late June.

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REMINDER: Seminar on Immigration Enforcement & Removal Processes Scheduled in Chattanooga

Attorney Terrence L. Olsen and Supervisory Detention & Deportation Officer John Bobo will present a seminar on immigration enforcement & removal processes on Feb. 9, 11 a.m. – noon. Bobo will discuss the current Policies for the Apprehension, Detention and Removal of Undocumented Immigrants. The event will be held in Chattanooga at Olsen Law Firm, located in The James Building, 735 Broad Street, Suite 708. 

Below are brief summaries of the two speakers:

  • Terrence L. Olsen of Olsen Law Firm is an attorney in Chattanooga who practices immigration and nationality law exclusively. He was chair of the Immigration Section of the Tennessee Bar Association from 2009 thru 2011, and 2013 through 2014.
  • Officer John Bobo of ICE-ERO-New Orleans Field Office is the Supervisory Detention and Deportation Officer for Chattanooga and Knoxville.

This seminar is open to all attorneys interested in hearing about the current immigration issues one can encounter daily in the practice of immigration law, and throughout 2016. If you plan to attend, email Olsen by Feb. 3. 

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