Constitutional Challenges to Recent Executive Orders in Immigration

(419 Ratings)

Produced on: June 29, 2017

Course Format On Demand Audio

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Course Description

Time 61 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

The early months of the current Presidential administration have seen a substantial amount of litigation raising constitutional claims brought against the executive orders released at the beginning of the term. The number of issues raised, lawsuits filed, and decisions raised on both procedural and substantive grounds has resulted in a significant amount of confusion among the public regarding exactly what, constitutionally speaking, is going on.

This course, presented by Matthew Blaisdell, will review the President's executive orders and will investigate claims raised under the First, Fifth, and Tenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution. We'll discuss causes of action related to Due Process, Equal Protection, the Establishment Clause, the Free Exercise Clause, the Suspension Clause, the Spending Clause, the plenary power doctrine, separation of powers, state sovereignty, and other issues related to ongoing and anticipated litigation.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Review the executive orders currently being litigated
  2. Identify and distinguish the different lawsuits brought against these orders and different claims brought in each
  3. Understand the constitutional challenges to those orders within current litigation
  4. Anticipate further constitutional challenges and litigation related to the orders




Faculty

Matthew Blaisdell

Matthew Blaisdell, Esq.

Matthew Blaisdell is a solo practitioner with offices in Brooklyn and White Plains, New York. He is Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) National Consumer Protection and Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, frequently writes and presents on the topic of ethics and immigration fraud, and has provided testimony to several cities considering legislation to protect immigrant consumers. He also regularly provides trainings and lectures on topics including prosecutorial discretion, executive action, immigration options for youth and unaccompanied minors, LGBTQ immigration issues, and how to interact with immigrant clients, and he remains active on these and other topics within the immigration committees of the New York City and New York State Bar Associations. He received his juris doctor, as well as an LL.M in environmental law, from Pace Law School, and is a graduate of the New York City Environmental Law Leadership Institute (NYCELLI).


Reviews

MH
Mark H.

very good

DW
Derek W.

Great topic. Excellent presentation.

CB
Christopher B.

Great overview of a lot of information in a rapidly developing area. Thank you.

CM
Cynthia Coulter M.

This was a really good presentation. I recommend checking to see if there have been any recent changes to executive orders and making sure that the MCLE presentation is after changes.

PS
Peter S.

excellent presentation

SA
Sharon A.

Very helpful

MZ
Mohammed Z.

Very informative

DR
David R.

timely and interesting

RV
Randi V.

Fantastic presentation.

TC
Thomas C.

This was an extremely interesting presentation by an excellent presenter.

LB
Lou Ann B.

Excellent presentation, excellent speaker, and excellent written materials.

GK
Geoffrey K.

Mr. Blaisdell's presentation was outstanding.

MM
Mary M.

Excellent presentation and timely.

KW
kelly w.

Love these issues-based programs. Very interesting and current.

MR
Monica R.

so topical

SH
Stephanie H.

Very nicely done!

KM
Kimbrel M.

Thank you- have appreciated several of Mr. Blaisdell's presentations.

TD
Timothy D.

Very thorough coverage of topic that is changing in real time.

LD
Luann D.

Excellent!

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