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On December 4, 2017, the United States Supreme Court allowed President Trump’s third travel ban to go into effect while legal challenges against it proceed in the lower courts. While the Supreme Court allowed implementation of the ban while challenges against it continue, it did not rule on... Read more

U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced yesterday, November 20, 2017, the official end of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians who took refuge here after the earthquake that devastated Haiti in 2010. The Trump administration is ending a humanitarian program that has allowed some... Read more

USCIS Puts Wind-Down Program in Place. Today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Trump administration is rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program, a program which the Obama administration had put in place in 2012 through executive action to... Read more

Many companies are wondering what changes are likely to happen in immigration with the new Administration. We have seen dramatic proposals for border security and interior enforcement, but what about business immigration? Importantly, business immigration is governed by regulation and statute... Read more

With the election of Donald J Trump as the 45th president of the United States, many things in immigration will change.  DACA is slated to end, enforcement actions will increase, and there may be an expansion of a wall along the U.S. Mexican border. To stay on top of what will change and when and... Read more

Are you an immigrant in the United States?  Are you wondering what your rights are now that we have a president that is publicly anit-immigrant. Leslie Ditrani together with other AILA attorneys worked with the Cambridge Commission for Immigrant Rights and Citizenship to present several Know Your... Read more

To an audience of approximately 75 students, Leslie Ditrani presented about what immigrant entrepreneurs and others should expect with a president who campaigned on an anti-immigration platform.  Many things will change, but implementation of such changes will take time.  For more information... Read more

Leslie Ditrani is honored to be appointed to the Cambridge Commission on Immigrant Rights and Citizenship.  The Commission is new to Cambridge and will act as a centralizing force in the City providing information and guidance on immigration issues. The appointment is for a three year term.... Read more

Leslie Ditrani joined Howard Silverman at a lunchtime panel at the Boston Bar Association on Thursday June 16th.  Leslie and Howard lead a session for immigration attorneys in spotting inadmissibility issues as well as discussing which waivers may be available.  Thank you to the Boston Bar... Read more

Ditrani Law, LLC supports Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA) and enjoyed their Give Liberty a Hand gala event on June 7, 2016.  Senator Elizabeth Warren was the keynote speaker, and together with the other speakers inspired us to the possibility of immigration reform in... Read more

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