Author Archive | Lydia Chiro

Exemptions and Waivers Under President Trump’s Travel Ban

On June 26, 2018, in a 5-4 decision the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the travel ban that President Trump issued on September 24, 2017, named Presidential Proclamation 9645, “Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry into the United States by Terrorists and other Public Safety Threats,” imposing travel restrictions on nationals from seven […]

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Alimony Tax Law Changes: The Rush to Finish Divorces

Many people have been discussing the new tax laws and their implications on divorce. Because they are so new, not all attorneys are familiar with the changes or understand their true implications. The most important change is the new tax laws eliminate the deduction for alimony payments required by post 2018 divorce agreements.   This essentially […]

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