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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, 2017

  • 6 September

    NAFTA – Renegotiating Objectives

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney and former professor. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is an international agreement that came into force in 1994, with the main objective of establishing the rules governing trade and investment in Canada, the United States (US) and Mexico. NAFTA has created the …

  • 6 September

    Ending DACA is an attack on the fundamental principles of freedom, opportunity, and success

    WASHINGTON, D.C— In response to President Trump’s decision yesterday to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and delay enforcement for six months, Earthjustice president Trip Van Noppen released the following statement: “President Trump’s decision yesterday to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is yet another …

  • 5 September

    Juvenile Court: The Focus Is On The Welfare of Children

    By: Veronica Henderson, Attorney The California Supreme Court recently ruled that a child can be removed from her parent, even if the parent did nothing wrong. In this particular case, the child in question was an out-of-control teenager who refused to abide by any of her parent’s rules. The child …

August, 2017

  • 28 August

    USCIS will Increase Number of Applicant Interviews

    Agency Develops Strategy to further Detect and Deter Immigration Fraud WASHINGTON –U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has begun a multiphase approach to expand interviews across benefit types, focusing on benefits that, if granted, allow an individual to permanently reside in the United States. Conducting these in-person interviews will further strengthen …

  • 4 August

    Lawyers Day

    FIGHT: Your duty is to fight for the law; but the day you find the law in conflict with justice, fight for justice. By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney and former professor. The noble profession of lawyers is commemorated every year in Mexico on July 12, a celebration that was …

July, 2017

  • 30 July

    What is the best Visa option to start a Business in the US if you are an Entrepreneur, Investor or Business Owner?

    -Editorial Many international entrepreneurs are looking to create or expand their business into the U.S. market, and there are different Visa options available to them.  This article reviews four very popular Visas that are available for Entrepreneurs, Investors & Business Owners and some of the advantages and disadvantages of each.  …

  • 23 July

    Know Your Rights!

    By: Armando Galvan, Atttorney As a native of Imperial Valley and Mexicali, I have witnessed and even experienced the feeling when a police officer pulls you over to the side of the road when you commit a traffic violation while driving.  And yes, it is the worst. This article will …

  • 22 July

    House Appropriations Committee Gives Trump Administration Blank Check to Implement Mass Deportation Plan

    WASHINGTON, DC – The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) strongly opposes the funding bill released by the House Appropriations Committee, which would focus on massive increases in immigration enforcement and border security and result in the deportation of thousands of undocumented people with children, family and other strong ties to the …

  • 9 July


    By: Veronica Henderson, Attorney                 As the weather warms up and people plan for their much-anticipated summer vacations, we all should be reminded of the problem of “driving while impaired.” Impaired driving is dangerous. It is the cause of more than half of all car crashes. Impaired driving means operating …

June, 2017

  • 22 June

    The Supreme Court to review appeals to the Trump administration’s “travel ban”

    Washington, D.C.- Today, the Supreme Court will review appeals to the Trump administration’s “travel ban,” which would temporarily bar residents of six majority-Muslim countries from entering the United States. The ban, which represents a realization of Trump’s campaign promise to crack down on immigration, was blocked by two separate federal appeals …