President Obama’s Executive Orders: Immigration Reform in Practice and Theory

Colorado Lawyers Chapter

Speakers: 

  • Professor Tuan Samahon, Villanova University School of Law
  • Hans Meyer, The Meyer Law Office P.C.
  • Katharine Speer, Access Immigration LLC
  • Bob Heiserman, Robert G. Heiserman P.C.

Professor Tuan Samahon teaches Civil Procedure, Federal Courts, Constitutional Law, Advanced Separation of Powers, and Comparative Immigration Law at Villanova University School of Law.  He graduated from Georgetown University Law Center in 2000, where he was a John M. Olin Fellow in Law & Economics and was co-awarded the Olin Prize in Law & Economics for Best Paper.  He clerked for Judge Raymond Jackson on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, practiced at Covington & Burling, clerked for Judge Jay Bybee on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and taught at the UNLV Law before coming to Villanova.


Hans Meyer is the founder of the Meyer Law Office, P.C.  His practice specializes in immigration law and removal defense, criminal defense and postconviction relief, the immigration consequences of crime, and the civil rights of immigrants.  He is a former trial lawyer with the Colorado State Public Defender, where he became an expert in the field of crimmigration law and developed a statewide immigration advisement system for indigent noncitizen defendants.  Hans also served as the former Director of Public Policy for the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition.  He graduated from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2006.


Katharine Speer dedicates her legal practice exclusively to providing expert bilingual representation for immigrants and their families.  She serves as a consulting attorney to the Mexican Consulate in Denver, as well as serving on the Executive Committee of the Colorado Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and on the Board of the Colorado Bar Association’s Spanish Speaking Lawyers Committee.  She graduated Order of St. Ives from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2009.


Bob Heiserman has run his own immigration practice since 1972, founding the Colorado Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and later serving on AILA’s national Board of Governors.  He has presented countless articles, papers, and discussions on immigration law before trade associations, civic groups, and government agencies—both foreign and domestic.  He graduated from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 1971. 

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RSVP by Monday, April 6, 2015, to Joe Peters at: joe.peters.80203@gmail.com.

The cost for lunch is $20.  Please plan to pay at the door.