Tag Archives: Aliens

New Tax Law Changes & Alimony Payments to Nonresident Aliens

Sweeping tax reform was signed into law by President Trump on December 22, 2017. If you’re in the middle of a divorce or separation agreement, and you will be the spouse receiving alimony, it may be worth your while to delay … Continue reading

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Citizens, Aliens, and the Architecture of Exclusion

Kunal M. Parker, Making Foreigners: Immigration and Citizenship Law in America, 1600-2000 (2015). Allison Brownell Tirres Over the past few decades, historians have enriched our understanding of the concept and experience of citizenship in United States history. The historiography shares … Continue reading

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Presidential Proclamation–Suspension of Entry of Aliens Subject to United Nations Security Council Travel Bans and International Emergency Economic Powers Act Sanctions

"In light of the firm commitment of the United States to the preservation of international peace and security and our obligations under the United Nations Charter to carry out the decisions of the United Nations Security Council imposed under Chapter … Continue reading

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Argument preview: State power over aliens

At 11 a.m. on Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hold a one-hour hearing on the authority of state governments to regulate the activities of non-citizens living illegally within their borders. While this case from Arizona is important in its own … Continue reading

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New LHWCA Case from Fifth Circuit – Undocumented Aliens Entitled to Benefits

New LHWCA case from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. The case is Bollinger Shipyards Inc. v. Dir., OCWP, and can be found here. The sole issue on this appeal is whether an undocumented immigrant is entitled to compensation and … Continue reading

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