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August, 2019

  • 9 August

    USCIS Will Adjust International Footprint to Seven Locations

    Transition aimed at increasing efficiencies, reducing backlogs WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today plans to maintain operations at its international field offices in Beijing and Guangzhou, China; Nairobi, Kenya; and New Delhi, India. Previously, Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli directed the agency to continue operating in Guatemala City, Guatemala; …

  • 7 August

    Civil Rights and Gun Reform Groups Hosted Rally to Denounce Hate and Demand Action

    Voto Latino, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, LCLAA and MoveOn Join Social and Labor Justice Organizations to Lead Protest WASHINGTON – Voto Latino, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, MoveOn, the Service Employees International Union, Labor Council For Latin American Advancement, and American Federation of …

  • 7 August

    New Gun Laws to Take Effect in Texas Sept. 1

    -Editorial While the gun debate rages after the recent events that took place this weekend, new laws in Texas will make it easier for people to get them. The ongoing debate between carrying guns or restrict them has been a hot topic for many years. Those that defend the second …

July, 2019

  • 31 July

    USCIS Announces Citizenship and Assimilation Grant Opportunities

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today it is accepting applications for two funding opportunities under the Citizenship and Assimilation Grant Program that will provide up to $10 million in grants for citizenship preparation programs in communities across the country. These competitive grant opportunities are open to organizations that …

  • 12 July

    “Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act” passed by the House of Representatives

    -FWD.us Statement on Passage of the “Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act” WASHINGTON, DC. – FWD.us President Todd Schulte issued the following statement on July 10th, after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1044, or the“Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act,” by a vote of 365-65: “We congratulate Representatives Lofgren (D-CA) …

April, 2019

  • 20 April

    Jaime Dávila Galván, tax lawyer, entrepreneur and social activist

    -Editorial Jaime Dávila, is a man of challenges, efforts and work, who has managed to position himself as one of the best tax lawyers in the region and in Mexico. His passion for his hometown has led him not only to lead with ethics and professionalism in his profession and …

  • 17 April

    Commercial Image in Mexico

    By: Lic. Jaime Davila Gomez, Lawyer 2018 was a year of profound changes in the system of protection of industrial property in Mexico, especially with respect to trademarks and other distinctive signs. In addition to the incorporation into the law of sound, olfactory and hologram marks, now there is also …

  • 17 April

    County Supervisors Approve Changes to District Attorney’s Office

    By: Mario Conde, Reporter After months of back and forth negotiations between Imperial County and the District Attorney’s Office, the Imperial County Board of Supervisors approved a series of actions related to the reorganization of the office at the April 16 meeting. The county and the District Attorney’s office has …

March, 2019

  • 24 March

    Women’s Rights in the 21st Century

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney and former professor. “I do not wish them [women] to have power over men, but over themselves.” Mary Wollstonecraft, English philosopher and writer of the eighteenth century. In this 21st century, rights have become a privilege, not a right per se. To be able …

  • 13 March

    Imperial County D.A.’s Go on Strike

    -Editorial As a new working day began for many, members of the Imperial County District Attorney’s Association walked outside the County Administration Building holding their signs to initiate a strike asking for better working conditions to retain and recruit attorneys. At exactly 8 a.m. on Tuesday, March 12, association members …