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Legal news, insights and legal tips from experts in the legal field to help the binational community stay on top of the latest legal topics that are entirely defined by the significant local, regional, national, and around the world legal news.

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

June, 2017

  • 15 June


    By: Veronca Henderson The border between the United States and Mexico serves as the legal dividing line between the two countries. That said, those of us who live and work in a border community know that life and business do not stop at the border. Each day, many people cross …

  • 13 June

    51 years ago The Miranda Rights were established

    -TODAY IN HISTORY June 13th in 1966, the Supreme Court hands down its decision in Miranda v. Arizona, establishing the principle that all criminal suspects must be advised of their rights before interrogation. Now considered standard police procedure, “You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can, and will, be used …

May, 2017

  • 5 May

    Gun Control

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney and former professor. Each year around 526,000 people die from armed violence, not counting all those who are seriously injured by the use of weapons or explosives, according to The Small Arms Survey. According to the organization around the world, 875 million firearms are …

April, 2017

March, 2017

  • 26 March

    Mexican Consulate in Calexico opens Migrant Protection Center

    By: Mario Conde The Mexican Consulate in Calexico announced the opening of a legal help center to help Mexican immigrants in Imperial Valley concerned about the federal government’s promised crackdown on those in the country illegally. The Consulate in Calexico, along with other Mexican consulates across the country, will provide …

  • 21 March


    By: Veronica Henderson, Attorney. When violence strikes a community, it causes people to wonder if there is anything that can be done to prevent it. Can violence be predicted and stopped before it happens? Can violent people be thwarted from engaging in acts of violence? Recently, the El Centro community …

  • 18 March

    Women’s Rights. Its history, establishment, and progress.

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney and former professor. March, the month in which the International Women’s Day is celebrated, it is therefore appropriate to take a few lines to appreciate the history of women’s rights, and how over time women acquired greater rights and gained a respectable place in …

  • 17 March

    Mexican Consulate and Imperial County to continue Binational Child Support Program

    By: Mario Conde The Mexican Consulate in Calexico and Imperial County Department of Child Support Services signed a Memorandum of Understanding re-affirming their commitment to help families on both sides of the border. This agreement will continue the Inter-Institutional agreement that allows Imperial County to collect child support in Baja …

February, 2017

  • 22 February

    Beyond the Wall: Migration, Rights, and Border Security

    By WOLA: Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas. This week the Trump administration is announcing further changes on immigration and border security policy. The recent Homeland Security guidelines and possible new executive orders on refugee issues will impact the lives of thousands of people in the United States and …