Who better than the Decatur-based Global Village Project to host the screening in Atlanta of “After Spring,” the documentary about the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan, one of the largest for Syrians fleeing the civil war in their ravaged country. The documentary was shown at the Regal theater in Atlantic Station the evening of Feb. 7 […]
Mayor Kasim Reed spent parts of last weekend at the Atlanta airport, trying to help disentangle families impacted by President Donald Trump’s executive order barring travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. for 90 days. The order, which also indefinitely blocked Syrian refugees and suspended all refugee admissions for 120 days, caused more than 100 individuals from the affected nations to be detained […]
Just a week into his presidency, Donald J . Trump has already issued a number of executive orders relating to immigration and border security that will have a direct effect on high-skilled immigrants and the businesses that employ them.
The Atlanta office of Fragomen Worldwide, the world’s largest law firm solely focused on business immigration, is partnering with Global Atlanta to deliver insight to readers on current immigration issues affecting global business in an especially unpredictable political climate. The recent presidential elections have undoubtedly created a conundrum for certain undocumented immigrants. A less-explored topic is the uncertainty […]
Reverberations matter. No time was that more clear than when the unthinkable to some became reality on the morning of Nov. 9: Donald J. Trump, the billionaire businessman and TV star, had upended the U.S. political order by winning the presidency. Very few could say they saw it coming, especially against the polished political machine of […]
The long-awaited international entrepreneur regulation first announced in November 2014 is to take effect on Jan. 19, the day before the inauguration of President-elect Trump, Kevin Miner, a partner in the Atlanta law office of Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP, alerted Global Atlanta. It remains to be seen whether the Trump administration will […]
Book: Outcasts United Author: Warren St. John Reviewed by: Paul Varian, a senior editor, executive producer and writer at CNN for nearly 30 years before his retirement in late 2013 “Outcasts United” is the inspiring story of refugee boys from countries ravaged by war and the enterprising Jordanian woman who made them a soccer team and called them […]