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Colorado’s Drivers License Requirements for Undocumented Immigrants

“How can I just get a driver’s license?” Immigration attorneys hear this question all the time. After all, a driver’s license not only opens the door to the ability to drive legally, but can also assist the license holder in finding employment, boarding a plane, or renting a house or apartment.
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La Visa para los Prometidos: La Visa del Amor

Al discutir temas de la ley inmigratoria, nosotros nos centramos con demasiada frecuencia en las malas noticias, como las familias quebrantadas por la deportación, los tiempos de espera que aparecen interminables, y la pesadilla burocrática del sistema de inmigración de los EEUU.
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Fiancé Visas: The Visa of Love

When discussing immigration law topics, we all too often focus on the bad news, such as families shattered by deportation, seemingly never-ending wait times, and the bureaucratic nightmare that is the U.S. immigration system. When followed properly, however, U.S. immigration law does provide plenty of opportunity for successes and happy endings.
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THE SIGNIFICANCE OF PUBLICATION IN THE COPYRIGHT LAW

In American Visuals Corp. v. Holland (2d Cir. 1956) Judge Frank observed that “[i]t is, however, perfectly clear that the word ‘publication’ does not have the same legal meaning in all contexts. Its copyright definition, for example, differs from its meaning where applied in respect of torts…or in respect of privacy.”
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¿Está Defendiendose Contra Deportación? ¡El Tiempo de Actuar es AHORA!

Entre ahora y el 13 de enero de 2012, el gobierno está realizando un reviso de casi todos las casos de deportación pendientes en el tribunal de la inmigración de Colorado. Durante ese período, los abogados del gobierno revisarán cada archivo y decidirán caso por caso si el archivo debe ser cerrado, o si el caso debe continuar en el proceso de deportación. Los individuos cuyos archivos son escogidos para el cierre administrativo no serán deportados.
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La Discreción Prosecutorial: ¿Hay Una Nueva Ley Inmigratoria?

Ha habido mucha conversación recientemente de una “nueva ley” que afecta la política de inmigración de EEUU. La conversación resulta de una carta del 18 de agosto de 2011, enviado del Secretario de Homeland Security Janet Napolitano al Líder de la Mayoría del Senado de EEUU Harry Reid, declarando que vienen cambios al enfoque del gobierno a revisar los casos de deportación.
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Update on Prosecutorial Discretion: The Time to Act is NOW!

Between now and January 13, 2012, the government is conducting a review of almost all deportation cases pending in Colorado’s immigration court. During that period, the government’s attorneys will review each file and decide on a case-by-case basis if the file should be closed, or if the case should continue in the deportation process.
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Prosecutorial Discretion: Is There A New Immigration Law?

There has been a lot of talk recently of a “new law” affecting U.S. immigration policy. The talk is the result of a letter dated August 18, 2011, sent from Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid declaring that changes are coming to the government’s approach to reviewing deportation cases.
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