Immigration Delays and National Security


Join the MSBA Immigration Section for an all new, virtual presentation of Immigration Delays and National Security on Wednesday, September 6th, 2023 at 10 a.m.

The program will be a panel discussion of regarding delays faced by Muslims in the U.S. immigration and visa system.  Experienced faculty will examine the history of the national security related legal framework and discuss practical and policy solutions to the challenged.  Hear form Congresswoman Judy Chu, CA-28 California, sponsor of No-Ban Act, regarding the first ever pro Muslim Civil Rights Legislation to be passed by Congress.  This is free and open to lawyers and non-lawyers.


National Security 
Dissolution of INS from DOJ and creation of DHS; implications
Watchlists, Security Checks, and Administrative Processing
Disparate impact on Muslim aspiring Americans

Immigration Delays 
NSEERS (National Security Entry-Exit Registration System)
CARRP (Controlled Application Review and Resolution Program)
Visas Condor, MANTIS clearance, and other DOS protocols
Legality: plenary power doctrine; INA 212(f); Hawaii v. Trump

The Writ of Mandamus
Administrative remedies became insufficient
Legal standards; TRAC factors
How WOM’s frequently work in practice


Mohammad (Mo) Ali Syed, Esq., Offit Kurman – program chair and moderator
Hassan M. Ahmad, Esq., The HMA Law Firm – program chair and moderator
Naz Ahmad, Esq., Creating Law Enforcement Accountability & Responsibility (CLEAR) Project
Professor Faisal Kutty, Southwestern Law School Los Angeles
Congresswoman Judy Chu, CA-28 California (pre-recorded message)

This presentation is co-sponsored by:

National Association of Muslim Lawyers
Muslim Bar of NY
International Law Section of ABA, National Security Committee


1.5 hours of CLE credit will be offered by the surrounding MCLE states. If you’re unable to attend the livestream, the entire event will be recorded and available to you to view later. You can pre-purchase the OnDemand HERE.

Course Level
Professional Area of Focus
General Practice
Immigration Law
CLE Field of Study
Continuing Education Legal Credit
Event Information
Sep 6, 2023
10:00 am - 11:30 am EST
Total CLE Credits


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