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How a Misguided California Bill May Harm Immigrants Nationwide: Cyrus Mehta

Cyrus Mehta explains how AB 1159 will not protect immigrants from fraud: "[M]any of its provisions are so onerous, and interfere so radically with the attorney-client relationship, that it will likely drive away good and ethical attorneys from representing clients in California leaving it to unscrupulous...

Cyrus Mehta: Can An Undocumented Lawyer Practice Immigration Law?

"All eyes are focused on whether the California Supreme Court will grant an undocumented lawyer a law license in the case of Sergio Garcia . If an undocumented lawyer like Garcia is granted a license, what would happen if he chooses to practice immigration law? In the past, undocumented lawyers...