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Noticias legales, percepciones y tips legales dados por expertos en el ámbito legal para ayudar a la comunidad binacional a mantenerse informada sobre los temas legales más recientes que son enteramente definidos por noticias legales significativas locales, regionales, nacionales y de alrededor del mundo

September, 2016

  • 7 September

    Trademarks and Licenses

    By: Jaime Israel Dávila Gómez, attorney One of the most important rights derived from having a trademark is to be able to exploit it economically through licensing. A license involves authorization of brand owner, for a third party to use it in the marketing of products or the provision of …

  • 6 September

    Some common reasons why people can’t get US visas

    Here are some common factors that may prohibit someone from obtaining a tourist visa for the United States. Hundreds of thousands of people receive what’s known as a tourist visa each year — though many also apply who are denied. The visa is also known as a visitor visa, in …

August, 2016

  • 20 August

    Trafficking, pimping and prostitution

    By: Elias Flores Gallegos, Attorney In recent days we heard a very socially relevant case in which a girl of just 18 years old, was recruiting other young women to provide sexual services, apparently since she was a minor. This person was the intermediary between the customer and the provider …

  • 20 August


    By: Veronica Henderson, Attorney at Law (Imperial County) A young girl, age 15, is crossing the border from Mexicali to Calexico, just as she does every day during the week to attend school. She is joined by many of her friends, as it has become common to see high school …

July, 2016

  • 31 July

    Modern Slavery

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, lawyer and professor. Around the world almost every man has the right to freedom and has the opportunity to decide their own destiny. In Mexico, the Constitution guarantees the right to freedom and prohibits slavery. The United States also prohibits slavery according to the XIII …

  • 23 July

    The Economics of Immigration

    AILA.- Discussions on immigration in the United States often consist of heated outbursts based on a multitude of passionate and unreasonable positions. Whenever the topic of immigration comes up, it seems like the most extreme rhetoric, on both sides of the issue, ends up garnering the most attention.  But on July …

  • 14 July

    Trademark: Rights

    By: Jaime Israel Dávila Gómez, Attorney The use of trademarks in commercials or industrial activities is not restricted to whether they are registered or not, or to some other process, so its record is optional for those who use it. However, the registration of a trademark gives its owner, among …

  • 13 July


    By: Elias Flores Gallegos, Attorney In the State of Baja California there is no legal concept of private condominium. The argument has always been that all people can move freely through the streets of our cities, as a right of free transit laid down in our Constitution, with the only …

  • 13 July


    By: Veronica Henderson, Attorney For many people seeking justice in our courts, nothing is scarier than walking into a courtroom alone. Having to face a judge who will decide your fate, as well as the opposing party who may not be happy to see you, can be terrifying. It is …

  • 8 July

    The Legal Profession

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cárdenas Banda, Attorney The Lawyer: Mexico v. United States. The reputation of lawyers in Mexico lives in a slaughter. The lawyer is that person that must protect the rights of citizens, the fairness of the laws and that the law is fulfilled, but above all must fight for …