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JD on hold, a life in limbo

In 2009, when Sergio Garcia thought his future was assured, a question jumped off the page of the moral character questionnaire for his bar application: “Are you a U.S. Citizen, a lawful permanent resident, or what is your status?”

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Challenges ahead for US Supreme Court-whittled immigration law

The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling striking down three of four challenged provisions of Arizona’s controversial immigration enforcement law – and essentially inviting future challenges to the remaining part of the statute – has lawyers prepared for a flurry of litigation in Arizona and other states with similar measures.

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High court’s stance could spur immigration laws

Emboldened by signals that the U.S. Supreme Court may uphold parts of Arizona's immigration law, legislators and activists across the country say they are gearing up to push for similar get-tough measures in their states.

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Supreme Court tackles Ariz. immigration law

The last oral argument of the U.S. Supreme Court’s term was an explosive one, as the justices considered whether SB 1070, the controversial Arizona immigration statute, is preempted by federal law.

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Department of Justice settles I-9 discrimination suit

The Department of Justice has settled a lawsuit against Farmland Foods, a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods Inc., that alleged the pork producer discriminated against non-U.S. citizens and foreign-born U.S. citizens in establishing their authorization to work.

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