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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

July, 2023

  • 6 July

    Imperial County District Attorney Reports on Jesse Parra Case

    -Editorial On June 29, 2023, Defendant Jesse Parra plead to 1 count of PC 487(d)(2), grand theft of a firearm, a strike crime, and 1 count of PC 496d(a) (receiving stolen property, motor vehicle), and was sentenced on 6/26/23 to 6 years 4 months in state prison. Defendant Abel Antu …

June, 2023

  • 27 June

    Public Domain and Copyright

    By: Jaime Israel Davila Gomez, Attorney. When it comes to copyright, the term “public domain” refers to works that, due to the passage of time and applicable laws, have lost their protection and no longer belong exclusively to an individual or company. In this case, such works can be used …

May, 2023

  • 22 May

    Imperial County District Attorney Participates in a Binational Meeting

    -Editorial In a historic first meeting, the District Attorneys from Mexico and the United States met to discuss collaboration so that justice can be served on both sides of the border.   On May 16, 2023, the San Diego County District Attorney San Diego, Summer Stephen hosted a historic meeting bringing …

  • 12 May

    Flowing Across Borders: Navigating Binational Water Disputes between Mexico and the US

    Special contribution by: Flor de Jazmin Fierro Silva, Ph.D. Candidate in Public Administration, Master’s Degree in Corporate Law, and Specialist in Business and Constitutional Law, in collaboration with Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, Corporate Attorney, Internationalist, Law Professor, Social Activist, and Philanthropist. The Growing Significance of Water Resources and Binational Cooperation …

  • 11 May

    Intellectual Property and Artificial Intelligence

    By: Jaime Israel Davila Gomez, Attorney. The rapid proliferation of artificial intelligence (AI) tools in recent years has resulted in the generation of various forms of content, including images, texts, videos, and songs. This content is utilized and exploited by those who employ these tools, often within the context of …

  • 10 May

    End of Title 42 Could Impact the U.S.-Mexico Border

    -Editorial With pandemic restrictions coming to an end on May 11, there is a concern that there it can create an immigration flow and chaos at the border.  Title 42 allowed the U.S. Border Patrol and U.S. Customs and Border Protection to prohibit the entry of persons who potentially pose …

  • 7 May

    Law Day allows people to learn more about the importance of our legal and judicial systems

    -Editorial Bringing together all law enforcement agencies of Imperial County as well as non-profit organizations, Law Day 2023 made its grand comeback by successfully connecting the community with people they can trust when they need help.  Law Day, held annually at the beginning of May, is a national day set …

  • 1 May

    Baja California Congress Approves Strengthening Security In Establishments Dedicated To The Sale Of Alcohol

    -Editorial In an Extraordinary Session of the Plenary Session of Congress, the Governance, Legislation and Constitutional Points Commission, chaired by Juan Manuel Molina García, presented opinion number 61, regarding the initiative to reform various provisions of the Law for the Sale of Storage and Public Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages of …

  • 1 May

    USCIS Extends Temporary Suspension of Biometrics Submission for Certain Form I-539 Applicants

    -Editorial U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has extended the temporary suspension of the biometrics submission requirement for certain applicants filing Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status, requesting an extension of stay in or change of status to H-4, L-2, or E nonimmigrant status. The previously announced suspension, which was …

April, 2023

  • 27 April

    Imperial County District Attorney Recognizes Crime Victim Families

    -Editorial On April 24, 2023, the District Attorney’s Office hosted a luncheon for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. Members of community-based organizations and law enforcement agencies were present to show their support to crime victims and their families. During the luncheon District Attorney George Marquez, Assistant District Attorney Jeffrey Brooker, and …