12 August 2011 ~ 0 Comments

La Raza Centro Legal

I am packing and moving and totally forgot about this piece of award I received a month ago. Thank you La Raza Centro Legal for the honor and for inviting me to a wonderful evening of food and drinks. Check them out. They do wonderful work and as always, I’m not worthy of this. One […]

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09 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

“How to Stop Your Deportation”

This “How to Stop Deportation” guide released by Asian Law Caucus, Educators for Fair Consideration, DreamActivist.org and The New Immigrant Youth Alliance spread like wildfire yesterday to the point that I was accused of “vetting it” everywhere. I ended up having it emailed to me more than twice through South Asian networks, which pleases me […]

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29 March 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Should States and Localities Be Able To Opt Out of Secure Communities?

Paging immigration and constitutional law experts. The spread of the non-opt-out federal Secure Communities program raises a compelling constitutional question: Does the federal government have the right to coerce state and local officials to participate in Secure Communities? That’s essentially what DHS is telling local and state officials right now. Immigration is an area of […]

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27 March 2011 ~ 0 Comments

USCIS Grants De-Facto Deferred Action For Same-Sex Bi-National Couples

Update: USCIS is no longer going to deny green card applications (I-130s) filed by married same-sex binational couples. They will hold them in abeyance till a decision can be reached on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Not that holding in abeyance does not mean processing. But it does create a case of defacto deferred […]

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16 November 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Moron of the Week – Professor Gerald Uelmen

A new feature that fits my personality quite well. (George W. Bush, Sarah Palin and other Dan-Quayle type personalities are thoroughly exempt or else they would be on this list every week) guelmen@scu.edu (408) 554-5729 The crown goes to Santa Clara University Professor Gerald Uelmen (a criminal lawyer by specialization) for standing in California Supreme […]

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