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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, 2023

  • 27 December

    USCIS Increases Premium Processing Fees: What You Need to Know

    -Editorial The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced a final rule to adjust the filing fee for Form I-907, Request for Premium Processing, due to inflation. Effective February 26, 2024, this adjustment impacts various eligible forms and categories. The USCIS Stabilization Act initiated the existing premium processing fees, …

  • 21 December

    Businesses and Intellectual Property

    By: Jaime Israel Davila Gomez, Attorney. The most sought-after intellectual property service by companies in Mexico is trademark registration, aimed at obtaining exclusivity in using a sign (names, designs, scents, sounds, etc.) within their targeted market. However, despite being a valuable service, other less common intangible assets can be equally …

November, 2023

October, 2023

  • 30 October

    Understanding the Relationship Between School Bullying and the Cultivation of Hate

    -Editorial Bullying in school seems almost an inevitable part of coming of age. Youth who are victims of bullying or have bullied others are often hesitant to share their experiences and seek help in healing. But the impact of bullying can last for years, even decades. At a time when …

  • 30 October

    Legal Advice Available for Undocumented Students in California

    -Editorial As the decade-long legal battle over the DREAM Act and legal protection for California’s undocumented population continues, Find Your Ally (findyourally.com) offers legal lifelines for some 50,000-70,000 undocumented community college students. Find Your Ally –offered through the Higher Education Legal Services Project – is an unprecedented state-funded effort to …

  • 25 October

    Mock Trial Program Ignites Imperial County’s Next Generation of Fearless Lawyers and Judges

    -Editorial In a move to promote legal education, the first-ever Mock Trial Boot Camp is paving the way for a new generation of lawyers who will one day become the next community leaders. The Imperial County Superior Court, in collaboration with the Imperial County Office of Education, hosted a training …

  • 21 October

    Superheroes Spread Joy and Empowerment at Womanhaven Event Against Domestic Violence

    -Editorial   In a world full of darkness, a superhero emerged to bring hope and courage to those affected by domestic violence. Batman, Wonder Woman, Spiderman, and his team of super friends made an appearance at a Womanhaven event on Oct. 21 spreading joy and inspiring change during Domestic Violence Awareness …

  • 6 October

    Imperial County’s Legal Community Unites for a Night of Camaraderie

    -Editorial In a heartwarming display of unity and fellowship, lawyers, judges, and esteemed elected officials from Imperial County recently came together for a memorable evening of networking and celebration. Organized by the Imperial County Lawyers Association, the mixer served as an opportunity for legal professionals to strengthen bonds and create …

  • 4 October

    Entrepreneurship and Technology

    By: Jaime Israel Dávila Gómez, Attorney. In the last 10 years, technology-based entrepreneurship has been on the rise, especially those related to providing services through software. However, many of these projects overlook or relegate a fundamental aspect: the legal dimension. Most entrepreneurs, and particularly those discussed in this article, encounter …