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  • How Are Immigrants Included in Health Care Reform?

    How Are Immigrants Included in Health Care Reform? Naturalized Citizens Same access and requirements for affordable coverage as U.S.-born citizens Legal Immigrants Limited federal coverage Subject to the individual mandate and related tax penalty (exempt if low-income or meet s...

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  • Cambio pendiente de los perdones de inadmisibilidad relacionadas a la presencia ilegal-Tomas Esparza

    A principios de 2012, el Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS, por sus siglas en ingls) anunci una propuesta para crear un proceso alterno en la presentacin de exenciones de inadmisibilidad relacionadas a la presencia ilegal. Este cambio propuesto permitira a ciertos familiar...

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  • DO NOT REQUEST DEFERRED ACTION YET!

    Prosecutorial Discretion for Certain Young People As of June 15, 2012, certain young people brought to the United States as children are eligible to request deferred action. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is developing a process for these young people to reque...

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  • U.S. SUPREME COURT STRIKES DOWN SB 1070’s CRIMINALIZATION OF UNAUTHORIZED WORK

    Narrowed, but Upheld for NowThe decision certainly was not all good news. Unfortunately, the Court refused to uphold the injunction of SB 1070s section 2B, which requires local police to check the immigration status of any person stopped or detained if they have a reasonable susp...

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  • U.S. SUPREME COURT STRIKES DOWN SB 1070’s CRIMINALIZATION OF UNAUTHORIZED WORK

    Presented by Thomas Esparza, Jr. and Jacqueline L. Watson, Board Certified Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. In the case that started out asU.S. v. Arizona(and then becameArizona v. U.S.when Arizona appealed the lower court...

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  • ALERTA AL CONSUMIDOR 6 Acción Diferida para Ciertos Inmigrantes : ¡No se deje Engañar!

    Por Tomas Esparza, Abogado Especializado en Inmigracion. El 15 de junio de 2012, el DHS (Department of Homeland Security, Departamento de Seguridad del Pas) anunci que a ciertos jvenes que entraron a los EE.UU. antes de la edad de 16 aos ya no los expulsarn de los Estados Unidos...

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  • ALERTA AL CONSUMIDOR 5 Acción Diferida para Ciertos Inmigrantes : ¡No se deje Engañar!

    Por Tomas Esparza, Abogado Especializado en Inmigracion. El 15 de junio de 2012, el DHS (Department of Homeland Security, Departamento de Seguridad del Pas) anunci que a ciertos jvenes que entraron a los EE.UU. antes de la edad de 16 aos ya no los expulsarn de los Estados Unidos...

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  • ALERTA 4 Acción Diferida para Ciertos Jóvenes: ¡No se deje Engañar!

    Por Tomas Esparza, Abogado Especializado en Inmigracion. El 15 de junio de 2012, el DHS (Department of Homeland Security, Departamento de Seguridad del Pas) anunci que a ciertos jvenes que entraron a los EE.UU. antes de la edad de 16 aos ya no los expulsarn de los Estados Unidos...

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  • CONSUMER ADVISORY 3. Deferred Action for Young Immigrants: Don’t Get Scammed!

    By Thomas Esparza, Immigration Specialist On June 15, 2012, DHS announced that certain young people who entered the U.S. before age 16 will no longer be removed from the United States. Qualifying individuals will be granted deferred action and be eligible for a work permit. Don...

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  • CONSUMER ADVISORY 2. Deferred Action for Young Immigrants: Don’t Get Scammed!

    By Thomas Esparza, Immigration Specialist On June 15, 2012, DHS announced that certain young people who entered the U.S. before age 16 will no longer be removed from the United States. Qualifying individuals will be granted deferred action and be eligible for a work permit. Elig...

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