"Cesar Vargas seemed to have checked all the right boxes in his quest to become a lawyer in New York State. He made honors at both college and law school in New York City, his home since coming to the United States from Mexico at age 5. He interned...
"In a filing Thursday with the state Supreme Court, the bar renewed its support for Sergio C. Garcia, who was brought to the United States as a toddler, worked his way through college and law school, and awaits the court's verdict on his eligibility...
"The California Supreme Court today unanimously issued an order
directing the Committee of Bar Examiners of the State Bar of California
to show cause before the Supreme Court why the court should grant the
Committee’s motion to admit...
"When Godinez-Samperio applied to take the bar exam last year, he
sought a waiver because he didn’t have proof of his immigration status,
which is required by the Florida Board of Bar Examiners who administer the test. States set their...
"In 2009, Garcia passed the California bar exam on his first try. But
2009 was also the first year the state bar started asking applicants
their immigration status, and Garcia’s application was flagged for
review. University of Houston...
"An undocumented immigrant who passed the Florida Bar exam but was denied the ability to practice law by examiners says an Obama administration change to U.S. immigration policy means he should be given his lawyer license. In April, José Godínez...
"A Florida man's bid to become the first undocumented immigrant to obtain a law license in the United States met skepticism Tuesday from most of the state's Supreme Court justices. Jose Godinez-Samperio came to the U.S. with his parents on...
"Eight members of Congress on Monday joined four former American Bar
Association presidents in urging the state Supreme Court to grant a law
license to an [unauthorized] immigrant whose parents brought him to the United
States from Mexico on...