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February, 2020

  • 23 February

    Central Union High School Wins Mock Trial Competition

    -Editorial Central Union High School are this year’s winners of the Mock Trial competition and were recognized for their great work during this season. This was the final week of the 2019-2020 Imperial County Mock Trial Competition season, ending with the awards ceremony that recognized all the other Imperial Valley …

  • 23 February

    DHS to Implement Inadmissibility on Becoming Public Charge Grounds Final Rule Nationwide

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will implement the Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds final rule (“Final Rule”) on Feb. 24, 2020, nationwide, including in Illinois, following another judicial victory lifting the injunction in that state. In light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Feb. 21, 2020 decision to stay the …

January, 2020

  • 4 January

    Confidential and Industrial Secret Information

    By: Jaime Israel Davila Gomez, Attorney In Mexico, companies can generate or obtain all kinds of information, as a result of the activities they develop. Some of this information may have the character of confidential or sensitive, involving or risks for companies in case of obtaining general knowledge or competitive …

  • 2 January


    Part I. Estados Unidos de América By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney and law professor. The United States is experiencing a political era of great controversies, from the executive orders of the President in controversial issues such as the proposal for the construction of the wall, as well as the …

December, 2019

  • 31 December


    By: Veronica Henderson, Attorney at Law As we close out 2019 and prepare to ring in a new year, we should all familiarize ourselves with new laws in California that will take effect as of January 1, 2020. This is especially important since many people in our communities live and …

  • 15 December

    USCIS Expands Guidance Related to Naturalization Requirement of Good Moral Character

    WASHINGTON— A few days ago, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services expanded its policy guidance regarding unlawful acts that may prevent an applicant from meeting the good moral character (GMC) requirement for naturalization. The commission of, or conviction or imprisonment for, an unlawful act, during the statutory period for naturalization, may …

  • 4 December

    Border Consulates

    By: Mario Beltrán Mainero Consul for Community and Political Affairs at the Consulate of Mexico in Calexico Mexico has 50 consulates in the United States, in addition to the Consular Section of the Embassy of Mexico in Washington, D.C. Out of these 51 consular offices (which conform to the largest …

November, 2019

  • 23 November

    House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Hosts Hearing Examining Humanitarian Migrant Crisis at U.S. – Mexico Border

    SAN YSIDRO, CALIFORNIA — Yesterday, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations hosted a hearing in San Ysidro, California, to examine the humanitarian migrant crisis at the US-Mexico border. Each of the witnesses highlighted the various …

  • 21 November

    Local Community Colleges Secure Funding for Immigrant Legal Assistance Centers

    -Editorial Eight local community colleges have been selected to participate in a pilot program offering free immigration-related legal services through a statewide project involving the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, the Foundation for California Community Colleges and the California Department of Social Services. The program, which is being rolled out …

  • 19 November

    Future of DACA in the Hands of the Supreme Court

    -Editorial The United States Supreme Court is hearing arguments about if President Donald Trump can go forward with his plans to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The day that many have waited since 2017 has finally arrived. It’s the decision that will define the future for many …