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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

USCIS estimates that over half a million individuals will secure lawful permanent residency through a new regulation slated to begin August 29, 2016. Some immigrants eligible for permanent residence are required to leave the United States to attend an interview at the U.S. consulate in their... Read more

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a final rule expanding the existing provisional waiver process. Until now, only immediate relatives of U.S. citizens were eligible to seek provisional waivers before departing the United States for the processing of their immigrant visas.... Read more

The much-anticipated ruling in the matter of United States v. Texas was issued today with a split decision of 4-4.  A tie vote leaves in place the Fifth Circuit decision upholding the lower court’s nationwide injunction against implementation of  a proposed program known as Deferred... 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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