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Apr 10, 2015

Judge Will Not Budge on Injunction against Immigration Action

By |Apr 10, 2015|Immigration|

In February, we wrote about a Texas judge who prohibited President Obama from putting the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents plan into effect. Twenty-six states, including Tennessee sued the President. On April 7, 2015, the White House asked the judge to lift the injunctions so they might proceed.

U.S. District […]

Apr 9, 2015

Teachers and Claims of Misconduct

By |Apr 9, 2015|Education|

Teachers wear many hats and have grave responsibilities for their students. They teach students academic and practical subjects, help prepare them to become independent and responsible individuals and citizens, serve as role models, listen to their problems and make suggestions, broaden their horizons and guide them. Nevertheless, not all teachers live up to their […]

Mar 25, 2015

Preparing for Your Child’s IEP Meeting

By |Mar 25, 2015|News|

Children with disabilities are entitled to a free and appropriate public education; however, to succeed in school, these children often require additional assistance and support. A federal law, the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA), compels schools and school districts to provide significant assistance and support for these children. Before Congress passed the IDEA, schools […]

Mar 19, 2015

Fair Labor Standards Act: The Rights of Workers and Duties of Employers

By |Mar 19, 2015|Employment Matters, News|

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) into law in June 1938.  This federal law affects American businesses and workers, providing for a minimum wage, limiting the hours and jobs for which children can work, and requiring employers to keep records of employees’ hours.

The Fair Labor Standards Act set a […]

Mar 16, 2015

Suicides, Lawsuits, and Petitions: The Results of Bullying in Schools

By |Mar 16, 2015|Dangers, News, Safety|

Bullying is not a thing of the past; it is real and continues today. Just ask the parents and friends of four youths who were bullied and when they could no longer tolerate it, the youths committed suicide. Bullying occurs in cities, towns, and rural areas across the nation.

The Las Vegas Review Journal reported […]

Mar 10, 2015

DHS to Extend Eligibility for Employment Authorization for Some H-4 Dependent Spouses

By |Mar 10, 2015|Immigration, News|

On February 25, 2015, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that its newly amended regulations will extend, starting in May of this year, “eligibility for employment authorization to certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants who are seeking employment-based lawful permanent resident (LPR) status.” The amendment is part of President Obama’s executive orders, […]

Mar 5, 2015

What Immigrants Should Know about the Latest Standoff between the President and Congress

By |Mar 5, 2015|Immigration, News|

For many immigrants, adapting to American culture is difficult – especially if you move to an area where you don’t know many people or where there are only a few people who share your native culture. It can be especially difficult to reconcile how our political system is supposed to act with how our […]

Mar 2, 2015

PaseLaVoz Helps Undocumented Immigrants Avoid Police Checkpoints

By |Mar 2, 2015|Immigration, Visas|

Many immigrants constantly fear deportation. Now that a Texas judge forced President Obama to delay his immigration reform, that fear of removal may grow even stronger.

One service, PaseLaVoz, has offered part of a solution. Created by David Iberkleid, PaseLaVoz is a “text-message-based peer-to-peer network that subscribers use to notify one another about the precise […]

Feb 27, 2015

The Dangers of Roadside Debris

By |Feb 27, 2015|Dangers, Safety|

Every driver should stay alert, focused, drive defensively, and be aware of the dangers on the road. A significant danger on the road that does not receive much attention is roadside debris, but drivers should take note. Suddenly and unexpectedly, a driver encounters roadside debris: tires, pieces of tires, particularly large pieces of tires […]

Feb 25, 2015

How One Texas Judge Can Affect Your Life as an Immigrant

By |Feb 25, 2015|Immigration|

Like every other President before him, President Obama has issued a number of executive orders in his two terms in office. Some of them relate directly to immigration in America. One judge in Texas however put on hold the President’s entire plan, which was supposed to go into effect on Tuesday, February 17, 2015.

Here […]

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