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
Olsen Law Firm
535 Chestnut Street, Suite 160
Chattanooga, TN 37402
(423)648-9390
Vice-Chair
Siskind Susser P.C.
2300 21st. Ave. South, Suite 201
Nashville, TN 37212
(615)345-0266

TIRCC Names New Interim Directors

The Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC) has named Operations Director Lindsey Harris and Advocacy Director Stephanie Teatro as interim co-directors while it searches for a new executive director. Longtime director Stephen Fotopulos is leaving Monday after 10 years to run for a seat in the Tennessee House of Representatives. TIRRC is a statewide, immigrant and refugee-led collaboration designed to empower immigrants and refugees to defend their rights and create an atmosphere where they are recognized as positive contributors to the state. Read more about the pair. The group is accepting resumes for the executive director position. Learn more about the duties here.

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Bills Gives In-State Tuition for Kids of Undocumented Parents

Students whose parents entered the U.S. illegally will be allowed to pay in-state tuition at Tennessee colleges, under a bill now on its way to the governor. The bill passed the House 63 to 27, with little debate, according to Nashville Public Radio.

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