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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

February, 2018

  • 3 February

    Human Trafficking Awareness Month

    By: Veronica Henderson, Attorney at Law January was Human Trafficking Awareness Month, an opportunity to reflect on how trafficking victims are finally beginning to claim their place in a justice system that struggles to address their complex needs. January is also a time to consider how much the public perception …

January, 2018

  • 20 January

    President’s Discriminatory Rhetoric Is an Affront to American Values

    WASHINGTON, DC – The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s derogatory and hateful comments about Haiti, El Salvador and several African countries: The President’s offensive comments harken back to the shameful days in American history when our immigration policies were grounded in …

  • 13 January

    Legal instruments to protect women against violence

    Part I By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney and law professor. Between 2010 and 2015, 78,312 women have died. Likewise, 66.1% of women in Mexico have experienced at least one episode of violence, physical, psychological, sexual, economic, social or due to discrimination. These statistics are according to the data of …

  • 12 January


    By: Jaime Israel Davila Gomez, attorney.  israel@despachodavila.com.mx   The owner of a brand has multiple rights concerning his brand, however one of the most important is to grant licenses so that another person can use it in relation to the same products or services. One type of license, perhaps the …

December, 2017

  • 18 December

    Consular Program Works to Protect Assets

    Faced with the challenges arising from the change of government in the United States, which increased the vulnerability of Mexicans in this country as well as their heritage, the Institute of Mexicans Abroad defined as a strategy integral to the protection of Mexicans heritage abroad, they have implemented a program …

  • 17 December

    Legal Problems of Wastewater in Baja California: Legislative Omission

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney and law professor. Special Collaboration: Flor Fierro Silva, attorney specialized in water rights. The water resource, is of great importance for the development of life in general and human health, on July 28, 2010 the General Assembly of the United Nations approved resolution A …

  • 17 December

    Re-Registration Period Now Open for Nicaraguans with Temporary Protected Status

    TPS Nicaragua Ending in January 2019 WASHINGTON—Current beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) under Nicaragua’s designation who want to maintain that status through the program’s termination date of Jan. 5, 2019, must re-register between Dec. 15, 2017 and Feb. 13, 2018. Re-registration procedures, including how to renew employment authorization documentation, …

  • 12 December

    The creation of your brand

    By: Jaime Israel Davila Gomez, attorney When creating a company, one of the most important steps is the name it will have and what it will use to distinguish itself from other companies in the market. Undoubtedly, employers often take up marketing issues by choosing the name your company will …

  • 8 December


    By: Veronica Henderson, Attorney As we enter the holiday season, it is very important to protect our homes from thieves and other criminals. One of the best approaches is to get to know your neighbors. Even better, developing a neighborhood watch program may make criminals think twice about targeting your …

November, 2017

  • 23 November

    New Era of Intellectual Property

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney and law professor. In this era of technological innovation, the law has been innovated to protect the rights of inventors in the technological areas. Since the 1800s there has been protection of intellectual property through the Paris and Berne Conventions. Intellectual property are the …