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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

May, 2018

  • 6 May

    Human Rights in Mexico

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney and former professor. The safeguarding of human dignity and the observance of human rights is an essential characteristic of a democratic state under the rule of law which gives meaning to the concepts of individual freedom and mutual respect. An international human rights institution …

  • 2 May

    Non-partisan DA Candidate Forum is sponsored in San Diego

    ACLU Foundation of San Diego and Imperial Counties, League of Women Voters of San Diego, Thomas Jefferson School of Law and California Western School of Law Sponsor Non-partisan DA Candidate Forum Candidates for San Diego County District Attorney to take audience questions at moderated forum SAN DIEGO, CA | May …

April, 2018

  • 27 April

    USCIS to Begin Using More Secure Mail Delivery Service

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that the agency will begin phasing in use of the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) Signature Confirmation Restricted Delivery service to mail Green Cards and other secure documents beginning April 30, 2018. The first phase will affect documents that need to be re-mailed …

  • 25 April

    SHOULD JUDGES BE ELECTED?

    By: Veronica Henderson, Attorney On June 5, 2018, an election will take place, and registered voters will be asked to select who should be the next Governor of the State of California. In addition to this important political position, voters will be asked to select non-political professionals, specifically judges in …

March, 2018

  • 30 March

    ARMING OUR EDUCATORS: IS IT EVER A GOOD IDEA?

    By: Veronica Henderson, Attorney at Law Given the proliferation of violence in the schools, especially the number of mass shootings that have occurred, such as the one in Florida, the question has arisen as to whether we should arm our teachers and other school officials. After all, no one wants …

  • 28 March

    Women’s Right to Vote

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney and former professor. In the month of March, we celebrate the International Women’s Day, in honor of it I dedicate this article to all women, to mothers, daughters, grandmothers, aunts, students, professionals, housewives, workers, teachers, to each of these women who from their position …

  • 25 March

    Fraud Alert: Watch for and Report Potential Legal Fraud in Response to Recent Fires

    -Editorial The State Bar of California is warning the public to watch out for and report potential fraudin response to the recent fires across the state. As a result of California’s ongoing fires, many people may wish to seek legal advice for various reasons, including insurance disputes, seeking Federal Emergency Management …

  • 8 March

    Mexico eaten up by impunity

    99% of the crimes in Mexico are never resolved By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney and law professor Killings, torture, disappearances, corruption, violence, extortion, kidnapping, rape, and human trafficking are just some of the numbers of crimes that go uninvestigated in Mexico, these reflects a judicial system in crisis with …

February, 2018

  • 25 February

    Rewrite of USCIS Mission Statement Cannot Change America’s Identity as a Nation of Immigrants

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) expresses its deep disappointment at the Trump administration’s rewrite of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) mission statement to, among other things, remove the phrase “a nation of immigrants.” “Removing words in the USCIS mission statement cannot change the …

  • 25 February

    USCIS Strengthens Protections to Combat H-1B Abuses

    Clarifies Policy on Requirements for Third-Party Worksite H-1B Petitions WASHINGTON—The H-1B visa program generally allows a foreign employee to work for a specific sponsoring American employer. As is true in many employment situations, the location of work can change. USCIS has published a policy memorandum making clear that USCIS may …

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