Making The Immigration Process Prohibitively Expensive – Is this the right way to curb immigration?

2024-01-02T12:10:52-05:00

Have you ever heard of pork-barrel legislation? Do you know where the money that taxpayers pay goes? If you take the time to read through an entire bill that is signed into law that has anything to do with spending or budgets, you will be amazed to find line items that have absolutely nothing […]

Making The Immigration Process Prohibitively Expensive – Is this the right way to curb immigration?2024-01-02T12:10:52-05:00

Title 42, The Covid Excuse and The Equal Application of the Law to ALL

2023-09-27T13:08:46-04:00

In April, I wrote a column about how the use of Title 42 not to follow due process and adequately process the removal of migrants who illegally entered the U.S. was outdated, given that the Covid epidemic had all but disappeared. On November 15, a federal judge agreed with me and struck it down.

Judge […]

Title 42, The Covid Excuse and The Equal Application of the Law to ALL2023-09-27T13:08:46-04:00

A Lion’s whimper – President Trump’s Executive Order

2023-10-11T13:18:52-04:00

President Trump signed into effect a new executive order entitled “Suspension Of Entry Of Immigrants Who Present A Risk To The United States Labor Market During The Economic Recovery Following The 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak”, on April 22, 2020.

While this sounds ominous and has the appearance of the great lion, king of the jungle, […]

A Lion’s whimper – President Trump’s Executive Order2023-10-11T13:18:52-04:00

Greetings from the Epicenter

2023-10-11T13:19:05-04:00

As someone who grew up in New York City, I was always told that the Big Apple was the center of the universe. In this global world, it was always cool to think that I was in such an important place and that was part of my motivation to move back here in 2011 […]

Greetings from the Epicenter2023-10-11T13:19:05-04:00

Travel to the US and the coronavirus

2023-10-11T13:24:54-04:00

Coronavirus, as of March 15, 2020, is leading to mass implementation of “social distancing”, and at the same time life necessitates that people travel, which puts individuals at further risk of exposure. In order to try to stem the spread of the virus in the U.S., President Trump announced a ban under section 212(f) […]

Travel to the US and the coronavirus2023-10-11T13:24:54-04:00

New Year Brings Growth and Exciting Changes for SMA Law Firm!

2024-03-04T12:39:07-05:00

[Time to Read: 3 mins] 2015 has just begun and already we have exciting news to share from SMA Law!

New Year’s News  #1

The Melbourne, Florida office of SMA Law Firm was launched as of January 1, 2015.  Launching a Florida office was a logical step for SMA, given the large number of immigrants […]

New Year Brings Growth and Exciting Changes for SMA Law Firm!2024-03-04T12:39:07-05:00

2015: Turning Over a New Leaf in Immigration?

2024-03-04T12:31:42-05:00

[Time to Read: 5.2 mins]

The end of 2014 is almost here, so let’s look forward to 2015:

What will be the effect of this immigration reform?

I believe the primary effect of President Obama’s Executive Action will be to mobilize people who are undocumented. Potentially 5 million people can apply for the […]

2015: Turning Over a New Leaf in Immigration?2024-03-04T12:31:42-05:00

5 Questions on Immigration Reform

2024-03-04T12:28:47-05:00

1. What are the reasons for the Executive Action announced by the President on November 20th?

President George W. Bush gave a national TV address in May, 2006 to address the immigration problem in the U.S. and the need to reform the immigration system. He said that the vast majority of illegal immigrants […]

5 Questions on Immigration Reform2024-03-04T12:28:47-05:00

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