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Immigration Law

Florida Supreme Court rules immigrant cannot join Bar

"In a long-anticipated decision, the Florida Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday that Tampa immigrant Jose Godinez-Samperio cannot practice law because he’s not a citizen, and called on the Legislature to correct what it called an “injustice.”  “The Florida Legislature is in the unique position to act on this integral policy question and remedy the inequities that the unfortunate decision of this Court will bring to bear,” justices wrote." - Miami Herald, Mar. 6, 2014.