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February, 2019

  • 8 February

    Copyright: protection

    By: Jaime Israel Dávila Gómez, Attorney Contrary to what most people believe, the protection of works in Mexico (literary, photographic, musical, pictorial, etc.) is given from the moment the work is created on a supporting material. To give an example, if I write a poem on a sheet, either by …

January, 2019

  • 26 January

    Monica Lepe-Negrete is sworn in as Imperial County Superior Court Judge

    -Editorial EL CENTRO, CA.- After years of practice as a respected lawyer, playing roles as Imperial County Deputy District Attorney and successfully establishing her own legal firm, Monica Lepe-Negrete took oath a few days ago as Imperial County Superior Court Judge, replacing Dianne Altamirano. In her ceremony, the now Imperial …

  • 16 January

    Moral and Good Customs

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney, and former professor. To begin the year in these festive seasons I find it appropriate to write about morals and good manners, appropriate behaviors for this season and begin the year in the best way. The moral is denominated as the set of beliefs, …

  • 15 January

    New USCIS Tool Calculates Fees, Helps Avoid Incorrect Payments

    WASHINGTON— USCIS has launched a new Online Fee Calculator to assist members of the public in calculating the correct fee amount to include when filing their forms with USCIS at an agency lockbox facility. A list of forms processed at USCIS Lockbox facilities is available on the USCIS website. USCIS …

December, 2018

  • 4 December

    Are We Raising Dangerous Boys?

    By: Veronica Henderson, Attorney Between 1982 and November of 2018, out of 105 mass shootings in the United States, 102 were committed by males, three were committed by females. Although mass shooters come from many different ages, income categories, and regions of the United States, one factor remains constant: their …

November, 2018

  • 27 November

    Imperial County Eliminates Court Fees for Juveniles

    -Editorial The Imperial County Board of Supervisors met on Nov. 20 to approve the elimination of court fees to juvenile delinquents. In addition to this action, county supervisors approved increasing the public defender fee for adults to $50 dlls. The public hearing was an item related to the Imperial County …

  • 23 November

    A move that would leave hundreds of thousands of young people exposed to deportation

     Trump Administration Again Asks SCOTUS to Intervene on Future of DACA Link: http://bit.ly/2JJOvtc Washington, DC – In a second attempt to bypass standard legal process, the Trump administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court a few days ago to take up a case concerning the future of the Deferred Action for …

  • 2 November

    American Immigration Council on President Trump’s Plan to End Birthright Citizenship

    WASHINGTON.- President Donald Trump said a few days ago in an interview that he plans to sign an executive order to eliminate birthright citizenship, a principle enshrined in the U.S. Constitution that grants citizenship to any person born within the territory of the United States. The 14th Amendment to the …

October, 2018

  • 14 October

    DACA Program Will Remain…. For Now

    By: Jacob Sapochnick, Attorney On Friday, August 31, 2018, Texas District Judge Andrew Hanen declined to issue a preliminary injunction that would have put a stop to the DACA program immediately. As we previously reported, the fate of the DACA program now rests in Judge Hanen’s hands, who is currently …

  • 10 October

    In Pursuit of Justice

    By: Ellie Burgueño When you think about the word “justice”, what comes to your mind? One of the Merriam-Western dictionary definitions of justice is conformity to truth, fact, or reason: CORRECTNESS, and it also says that justice is the maintenance or administration of what is just especially by the impartial adjustment of …