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Crime of Threatening or Intimidating

Hopefully everyone has fun plans for the weekend and is out and about to enjoy the summer. Today's topic is the crime of threatening or intimidating codified in ARS § 13-1202. ARS § ...
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Adjustment of Status in Immigration

You may have heard the immigration term "adjustment of status" and wondered what this term means. Basically, adjustment of status refers to the procedure an immigrant must go through to ...
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Seeking Asylum under U. S. Immigration Law

Asylum may be sought in the United States by refugees per laws under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). Per this Act, a refugee is defined as someone who is unable or unwilling to avail ...
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Hispanic U.S. Citizens File Lawsuit in Racial Profiling Case

A group of Hispanic men who were hunting are claiming that they were unfairly treated by authorities with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Eight of the eleven men in the hunting ...
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Do you need Help with Disagreements Arising from Estate Administration Issues?

Disagreements and disputes concerning estate administration, estate planning, wills and other such matters are certainly not uncommon. The reading of a last will and testament can be an emotional time ...
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Understanding Work and Business Immigration Matters

If you are an employer who wants to hire a non-U.S. citizen or if you are a non-U.S. citizen wishing to work or conduct business activities in the U.S. then it is important that you begin working with ...
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Family and Friends of Deported Undocumented Immigrants Gather in Houston

Houston supporters of immigration reform recently gathered to bring attention to deportation issues. The crowd included children of undocumented immigrants whose parents had been removed from the U.S. ...
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The Elder Investment Fraud and Financial Exploitation Prevention Program

The Minnesota Department of Commerce announced its affiliation with the national program called the Elder Investment Fraud and Financial Exploitation Prevention Program in 2011. The focus of the ...
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Family Disputes and Mediation

Family disputes can easily arise in matters involving probate, wills and trusts, how to care for an elderly loved one, and over virtually any matter connected with estate planning or elder law. These ...
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Teen Held in Immigration Detention for a Year Now Faces Federal Incarceration

J.V. was arrested over a year ago in Houston when he was 17 years old. He was taken into custody when police allegedly found him in illegal possession of Xanax (an anti-anxiety drug which can only be ...
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Houston Religious Group Joins in Movement to Support Immigration Reform

The clergy of a Houston Lutheran church came together with other immigration reform supporters recently in regard to the Strengthen and Fortify Enforcement Act (SAFE Act). The group is urging congress ...
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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is a program that was passed in June of 2012 which is directed at those undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States as children. It has been ...
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Obama Says Senate Immigration Bill Would Likely Pass in the House

In a recent statement, President Obama has said that Senate immigration reform that passed in the Senate would likely pass in the House of Representatives if it was allowed to be presented for a vote. ...
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Path to Citizenship under Proposed Immigration Reform

The immigration reform bill currently being considered in Congress would make sweeping changes in U.S. immigration law. A path to citizenship would be created for the estimated 11 million undocumented ...
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Strengthened Border Patrol Amendment for Immigration Reform

In the U.S. Senate, a new amendment has been added to the immigration reform bill to help build its passage through that chamber. The amendment was revealed yesterday on the Senate floor after being ...
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Controversial “New York Dream Act” Meets Heavy Opposition in State Senate

An immigrant student aid measure borrowing its name from the DREAM Act (Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act) which is making its way through D.C., the New York Dream Act is looking ...
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Immigration Bill Goes to Senate for Debate

The sweeping new immigration reform bill passed the Senate Judiciary Committee last month and is expected to be debated in the Senate by June 10, 2013. Proponents of the bill will work to get 70 out ...
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Immigration Consultants in California

Individuals who need immigration help in the state of California are protected by the California Immigration Consultants Act. This state law provides legal protection against various types of fraud ...
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Boston Marathon Bombings Affect Student Visa Immigration across the Nation

As the investigation into the Boston bombing suspects continues some information has caused various agencies to tighten up on security in many areas. After it was discovered that a college student ...
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