Immigration Law

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Cal. Sup. Ct. Admits Sergio Garcia to Bar
Posted on 2 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In light of the recently enacted state legislation, we conclude that the Committee‟s motion to admit Garcia to the State Bar should be granted. The new legislation removes any potential statutory obstacle to Garcia‟s admission posed by section 1621... Read More

Cal. Sup. Ct. to Release Garcia Decision on Jan. 2, 2014
Posted on 1 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In re GARCIA (SERGIO C.) ON ADMISSION, S202512, Argued in San Francisco 9-04-13 In this proceeding, the court ordered the Committee of Bar Examiners of the State Bar of California to show cause before this court why its motion to admit applicant... Read More

License Immigrant, Cal. State Bar Urges Court
Posted on 8 Sep 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"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... Read More

Cyrus Mehta: Can An Undocumented Lawyer Practice Immigration Law?
Posted on 13 Sep 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"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... Read More

Cal. Sup. Ct. Considering Undocumented Bar Applicant
Posted on 11 Jun 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"When the state Supreme Court asked for briefing on whether an undocumented immigrant can be admitted as a lawyer in California, it didn't ask simple questions. ... [T]he court also asked for briefing on any "legal and public policy limitations"... Read More