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Undocumented Immigrants in California Will be Eligible to Receive a Driver’s License

Posted on Sep. 17, 2013 by dchesley

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Luis Alejo (left) being congratulated by fellow lawmakers on AB60 Joining nine other states and the District of Columbia, California is giving driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants. An issues that has come up many times in recent years, California was among the first states to give driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants consideration. Senator Gil Cedillo…Continue reading

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Undocumented Immigrant Fights for His Right to Practice Law

Posted on Sep. 6, 2013 by dchesley

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Sergio Garcia   On Wednesday, Sergio Garcia, 36, was the subject of a Supreme Court hearing in California. Garcia is an undocumented immigrant who was brought to the U.S. as a baby, then returned to Mexico when he was 9 and came back to the U.S. at the age of 17. He graduated from high…Continue reading

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Applying for Deferred Action (DACA)

Posted on Aug. 16, 2013 by dchesley

On June 15, 2012, the Secretary of Homeland Security announced that certain young people who were brought to this country illegally through no fault of their own, will be allowed to apply for deferred action for a period of two years. The requirement for applying are as follows: You must have been 15 years of…Continue reading

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