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Indiana Lawyer Suspended for ‘Illegal Alien’ Comment
Posted on 20 Sep 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"An Indiana lawyer has been suspended for 30 days for a comment about the immigration status of his divorce client’s spouse in a letter sent to opposing counsel and the judge in the case. The lawyer, Joseph B. Barker, wrote the letter in 2009... Read More

Americans with Undocumented Family Members May Not Enlist in Navy, Marines
Posted on 12 Nov 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Navy - "Applicants with foreign alien dependents residing in the United States illegally are not enlistment eligible until their dependents become properly admitted into the United States and obtain a social security card, or no longer reside unlawfully... Read More

Supreme Court Declines to Wade Into Preemption Question of Immigration Versus Workers' Compensation Benefits
Posted on 9 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

Last week the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a case from Louisiana concerning workers' compensation benefits for an injured worker who was an illegal alien, and whether the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 preempts state law awards... Read More