Mark A Ivener, A Law Corporation

Category: Reform

Judge Denies Request to Lift Hold on Obama’s Immigration Order

Late Tuesday night a Federal Judge denied the Obama Administration’s request to lift the hold on the President’s executive action on immigration. The judge stated the administration failed to provide any credible reason the executive order needed immediate implementation. The administration’s request came in response to an injunction granted by Federal District Court Judge Andrew… Read More

Obama Takes Executive Action on Immigration

Shortly after the mid-term elections, President Barack Obama initiated several executive actions on immigration. As outlined in a series of Department of Homeland Security memoranda, the executive actions include, among other things: Supporting high-skilled business and workers. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will take a number of administrative actions to better enable U.S. businesses… Read More

Law Professors Wrote President Obama about his Legal Authority to Act on Immigration

Millions of undocumented immigrants have been waiting for immigration reform executive action from the Obama Administration. On September 3, 2014 136 law professors from across the United States, many of which are experts in prosecutorial discretion,  wrote a letter to President Obama stating that the “administration has the legal authority to use prosecutorial discretion as a tool… Read More

How Next Immigration Reform Move Will Affect Businesses

President Barack Obama has said he will take executive action on immigration in August. He has been receiving advice from the Attorney General and the Homeland Security secretary regarding the legal extent of an executive order pertaining to immigration, and he has been speaking with advocacy groups about their concerns. The impending action has business owners… Read More