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.

Immediate Past Chair
Immigration Law Offices of Steven...
P.O. Box 60920
Nashville, TN 37206
Twitter: abogado_esteban
Facebook: sjsimmigrationlaw/
Olsen Law Firm
735 Broad Street, Suite 708
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Legal Aid Society of Middle TN and...
1321 Murfreesboro Pike, Ste. 400
Nashville, TN 37217

Get Essential Updates in the Complex World of Immigration at Forum

The TBA's Immigration Law Fall Forum on Nov. 22 will include some of the most relevant topics in today’s constantly changing immigration landscape. Presented by experienced leaders and judges in the field, the three-hour program will focus on how to get information from the government, how to litigate in immigration court, and how to litigate immigration issues in federal court. Sessions begin at 12:30 p.m. CST at the Tennessee Bar Center in Nashville.

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SCOTUS to Hear DACA Challenge, Dreamer on Legal Team Defending Program

As the Supreme Court is set to hear arguments over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, one of the attorneys joining in defense of the program is himself a "Dreamer," benefitting from DACA protection. Co-counsel Luis Cortes joins former Solicitor General Theodore Olson and a team of lawyers arguing that the actions taken by the Trump administration to end the program are arbitrary and subject to review by the courts. DACA shields from deportation nearly 700,000 immigrants who came to the United States before age 16 and meet other strict criteria. CNN has more about Cortes and Tuesday's arguments.

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