Immigration Law

Recent Posts

New Mexico Won’t Deny Law Licenses Over Immigration Status
Posted on 24 Aug 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Morgan Lee, Associated Press, Aug. 23, 2022 "New Mexico will no longer deny licenses to practice law solely because of an applicant’s citizenship or immigration status, including some aspiring law students who arrived in the U.S. as children... Read More

DREAM Lawyers
Posted on 19 Jan 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

A valuable and interesting collection of articles from the ABA regarding undocumented law school graduates: The DREAM Bar Undocumented DACA Grantee Seeks Law License Florida Supreme Court Hears Arguments in DREAM Lawyer Case Read More

Undocumented Law School Grads and Students Prepare Lobby
Posted on 18 Nov 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"An organization calling itself the DREAM Bar Association (DBA) is launching a national campaign on behalf of undocumented immigrants who want licenses to practice law after meeting all state requirements." - Leslie Layton, Nov. 12, 2012 . Read More

New Florida Laws on Tuition, Law Licenses
Posted on 16 Jun 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Gov. Rick Scott quietly signed legislation over the weekend that allows students who are undocumented immigrants to qualify for in-state tuition at Florida colleges and universities. House Bill 851 was a priority of House Republicans, including... Read More

Iowa Probation Blocks Immigrant's Historic Law License
Posted on 20 Jun 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Cesar Adrian Vargas made history this month when a New York court paved the way for him to become the first undocumented immigrant to practice law in the state. But the Mexican-born activist's arrest at a Des Moines political event earlier... Read More