Kathryn N. Karam is quoted in the Houston Business Journal's recent article on Texas vs. United States, the suit filed by several stated to stop the Obama Administration's Executive Actions for Immigration Reform.
The White House has indicated that it will seek an emergency Stay to stop the temporary injunction ordered by a Federal Judge in Brownsville, Texas last week to temporarily stop the implementation of the executive immigration actions announced in November 2014.
This evening, Kathryn N. Karam was a guest on KPFT Pacifica Radio's Proyecto Latino-Americano show with Henry and Alma Cooper at 9 PM . The podcast from the February 17th airing of Proyecto Latino-Americano is available here.
A Federal Court in Brownsville, Texas has issued a temporary injunction to stop the implementation of the executive actions announced by President Obama in November 2014, including the extended DACA program and the DAPA program. As a result, USCIS has announced that it will not begin accepting applications for protection under the extended DACA program tomorrow as originally announced. However, the Court's order does not affect the existing DACA program originally announced on June 15, 2012.
Read Kathryn N. Karam's latest article in OilPro magazine on considerations for employees in the United States on nonimmigrant visas who are laid off.
The Associated Press reported that the U.S. Government has delayed thousands of immigration court hearings for five years. While this move appears to be a concession to individuals in immigration proceedings, attorneys representing those whose hearings have been delayed fear it may affect their clients' cases if evidence is considered stale or circumstances related to the case change in the coming years.