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.

Siskind Susser P.C.
2300 21st. Ave. South, Suite 201
Nashville, TN 37212
Immediate Past Chair
Olsen Law Firm
535 Chestnut Street, Suite 160
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Law Offices of Sean Lewis, PLLC
144 Second Ave N Ste 150
Nashville, TN 37201

Appeals Court Maintains Stay on Immigration Orders

Voting 2-1, the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals today upheld a trial judge’s nationwide preliminary injunction against President Obama’s executive actions on immigration. “Because the government is unlikely to succeed on the merits of its appeal of the injunction, we deny the motion for stay and the request to narrow the scope of the injunction,” Judge Jerry Smith wrote. Arguments on the merits of the case are tentatively scheduled for early July, the National Law Journal reports.

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New Citizens Welcomed at Court Ceremony

Naturalization ceremonies were conducted last week at the federal courthouse in Hamilton County for 97 persons representing 30 countries. Judge Sandy Mattice presided according to the Chattanoogan. As is customary, local DAR chapters welcomed the new citizens and held a reception afterwards.

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