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June, 2020

  • 24 June

    USCIS Rule Strengthens Employment Eligibility Requirements for Asylum Seekers

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced a regulatory change to deter aliens from illegally entering the United States and from filing frivolous, fraudulent, or otherwise non-meritorious claims for asylum to obtain an employment authorization document. This rule does not alter asylum eligibility criteria in any way and will be effective …

  • 18 June

    Supreme Court rules against Trump Administration Attempt to end DACA program

    -Editorial The Supreme Court rejected the Trump administration’s attempt to dismantle the program protecting undocumented immigrants brought to the country as children, a reprieve for nearly 650,000 recipients known as “dreamers.” The 5-4 ruling was written by Chief Justice John Roberts and joined by Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan, …

  • 13 June

    Rep. Vargas Cosponsors Historical Policing Act of 2020 to End Police Brutality

    San Diego, CA.– On Friday, June 12th, Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51) became a proud cosponsor of Justice in Policing Act of 2020, led by the Congressional Black Caucus, which aims to end police brutality in the United States. The act will establish new policing standards by banning chokeholds, ending no-knock …

  • 12 June

    Former Councilman David Romero and Bruno Suarez Plead Guilty to Corruption Charges

    -Editorial A former Calexico City, the California councilman along with a former commissioner on the city’s Economic Development and Financial Advisory Commission, pleaded guilty in federal court to corruption charges, admitting that they accepted cash bribes in exchange for promises of official action by the city. David Romero and Bruno …

  • 11 June

    STOP racism and abuse of power

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cárdenas Banda, attorney, philanthropist, and law professor. Human rights have been recognized thanks to the sociohistorical process that has been evolving and growing due to the demands of transforming political, economic, social, and cultural conditions at different times. We are still living this social process, since human …

May, 2020

  • 28 May

    New Report Reveals the Impact of COVID-19 Across the US Immigration System

    WASHINGTON, D.C.— A new report released this week by the American Immigration Council examines major changes to the U.S. immigration system in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the unique challenges the pandemic has created for noncitizens and government agencies. The report, “The Impact of COVID-19 on Noncitizens and …

  • 18 May

    The impact of COVID-19 on International Business

    By: Collaboration of Geraldine Angulo Rendon, student of International Business at CETYS University System and Terry Ahtziry Cárdenas Banda, attorney, humanitarian, and law professor. The year 2020 started in a very strange way. We started on the “left foot”, a new leap year. A possible Third World War, a gigantic …

  • 13 May

    Brands: Creating the Name

    By: Jaime Israel Davila Gomez, Attorney One of the most interesting moments of entrepreneurship is the creation or choice of a name. For this, marketing is always taken into account, however, the law should also come into play to ensure that the name can be registered as a trademark at …

  • 12 May

    Federal Court in Mexico rules Jaime Bonilla will head the state of Baja California only for two years

    By: Fidel Gastelum, Reporter The Plenary of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation, unanimously determined the reform to the transitory article 8 of the Baja California constitution as unconstitutional, which contemplates the extension of the term for the state governorship from 2 to 5 years, regarding the election …

April, 2020

  • 25 April

    Copyright and Image

    By: Jaime Israel Davila Gomez, Attorney It is quite common in some types of works, such as audiovisual, photographic, or drawings, to find ourselves using the image of people other than the author or creator of the work. In these cases, it is necessary to take into account rules and …