/Tag: California Law

Three major immigration bills are on the verge in California

There has been a lot of legal upheaval in recent months for illegal immigrants. The Supreme Court's decision on Arizona's controversial SB 1070 law and the enactment of "deferred action" are just two major incidents that have recently sculpted the landscape of theimmigration debate. Just last week, we talked about more reform for immigration laws: with [...]

By |2018-04-17T15:40:57+00:00August 29th, 2012|Categories: Immigration News, U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Three major immigration bills are on the verge in California

TRUST Act 2.0 passes California Senate, close to governor’s desk

The TRUST Act originally was designed to allow local and state law enforcement to opt out of Secure Communities, which is a program that shares fingerprints of those arrested by local police with the federal government. Essentially, Secure Communities is a tool to increase the number of deportation cases against illegal immigrants. The TRUST Act [...]

By |2018-03-30T15:19:39+00:00July 6th, 2012|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , |Comments Off on TRUST Act 2.0 passes California Senate, close to governor’s desk

Illegal immigrants should get law licenses, says California Bar

Updating a recent blog post regarding illegal immigrants and their ability to practice law, the California State Bar has suggested to the state Supreme Court that illegal immigrants should be granted law licenses. The bar's suggestion does not necessarily mean the Supreme Court will rule in favor of 35-year-old Sergio Garcia, the illegal immigrant who [...]

By |2018-03-23T14:22:24+00:00June 22nd, 2012|Categories: Employment-Based Immigration, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , |Comments Off on Illegal immigrants should get law licenses, says California Bar

Proposed law could keep immigrant families together, Part 1

What can sometimes get lost in the conversation of deporting an illegal immigrant is the impact it has on the immigrant's children. If deportation is confirmed, a person may choose to take their children back to their country of origin. But there are many instances where the child and his or her parents are separated, [...]

By |2018-03-28T14:20:28+00:00March 29th, 2012|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, Family Immigration|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Proposed law could keep immigrant families together, Part 1