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Dec 06, 2017

Supreme Court: Trump Travel Ban Here to Stay—for Now

On Monday, the United States Supreme Court entered an order permitting the Administration to fully enforce the most recent travel ban, which bars most nationals from seven countries: Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, and Venezuela.  The Supreme Court’s summary, one-page decision stays several federal district court orders that prevented the Administration’s enforcement of the travel ban and ends the Court’s June 2017 decision to allow the then-version of the travel ban to remain in place, if travelers with certain connections to the United States could continue to travel to the United States.» Read More

Sep 25, 2017

UPDATE: President Trump Issues New Travel Ban for Eight Countries, Ends Temporary Protection for Sudanese

The White House has announced its newest executive order on immigration, placing travel bans and restrictions on seven countries in Africa, the Middle East, the Persian Gulf, and Asia.  In a separate decision, President Trump ended temporary protection from deportation for Sudanese nationals currently living in the United States.

The travel ban targets the five countries that were included in the original travel ban earlier this year: Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, and Iran. » Read More

May 24, 2010

IRS Can Make Immigration a Taxing Experience

As a general rule, U.S. citizens and U.S. tax “residents” are subject to U.S. federal income tax on their respective worldwide income irrespective of source.  An individual who is neither a U.S. citizen nor resident is generally subject to U.S. income tax only with respect to certain types of U.S. source income that is either FDAP (fixed, determinable, annual or periodical) or ECI (effectively connected with a U.S.» Read More

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