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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

December, 2017

  • 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 …

  • 14 November

    FAIR Applauds Nomination of Thomas Homan as Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

    (November 14, 2017, Washington, D.C.) — The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) in regard to President Trump’s nomination of Thomas Homan as director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement:  “Today’s announcement that Thomas Homan has been nominated to serve …

  • 11 November


    By: Veronica Henderson, Attorney at Law Courthouses in Imperial County as well as in Baja California are busy places, full of people who have filed lawsuits or who must answer to lawsuits filed by others. There are many occasions, however, when filing a lawsuit may not be the best solution …

  • 10 November

    Using a brand

    By: Jaime Dávila Gomez, Attorney The owner of a trademark, has several obligations imposed by law, however the most important is to use it. This obligation translates, in most countries, and Mexico is no exception, in the possibility of losing ownership of a trademark if it is not demonstrated the …

October, 2017

  • 15 October

    Undeterred by White Supremacist Threats, AILA Stands with America’s Immigrants

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Saturday, October 14, 2017, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) was targeted by members of a white supremacist group who attempted to hang a banner on the façade of our building in Washington, DC, decrying the Dreamer movement in the name of “Identity Evropa.” A witness confronted …

  • 7 October

    Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney and former professor. According to the International Organization of Migration, an estimated of 1.1 million undocumented minors resided in the U.S., undocumented youth make up sixteen percent of the undocumented population. In an action to protect these minors on June 15, 2012, the Secretary …

  • 2 October

    Becoming a Foster Parent: A Rewarding Experience

    By: Veronica Henderson, Attorney In our border community, many children are in need of adults to take care of them. These children do not have parents to provide for their medical, educational, and other needs because the parents to which they were born have some form of parenting deficit, rendering …

  • 1 October

    Trademark: advantages

    By: Jaime Dávila Gomez, Attorney In Mexico, it is not mandatory to register a trademark in order to use it in the market; however carrying out the registration involves a number of advantages for its owner. The first advantage is that the trademark registration implies acquiring the right to exclusive …