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A gun rights group is fighting in court to arm legal immigrants, filing lawsuits over the Second Amendment’s application to those who are in the country legally and want to tote weapons....more
On April 25, 2012 the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments regarding the constitutionality of the controversial Arizona immigration law. The Court’s decision on the Arizona law will have broad implications on schools across the...more
In any State of the Union, since the adoption of the Fourteenth Amendment and the Slaughterhouse Cases, there are now two distinct state citizens.
The first is recognized at Article IV, Section 2, Clause 1 of the...more
As predicted in our prior Legal Alert on this topic on May 13, 2011, Indiana’s recently enacted immigration law has been challenged in court. On June 24, 2011, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana...more
The United States District Court recently issued an interesting decision in an Illinois personal injury case. In Zuniga v. Morris Material Handling, Inc., 2011 WL 663136 (N.D.N.Y 2011), the plaintiff was injured while...more
In April 2010, the Arizona State Legislature passed and Governor Janice K. Brewer signed into law Arizona Senate Bill 1070 in an effort to deal with illegal immigration, escalating drug and human trafficking, and other public...more
The Dallas suburb of Farmers Branch has been in the news for a couple of years now because of its efforts to run undocumented immigrants out of the city. The city leaders have attempted to do this by passing ordinances making...more
Civil rights lawyers are seeing an increase in discrimination toward Hispanics, Latinos and Mexican-Americans due in part to the shortage of available jobs in this economic downturn. This article seeks to examine this...more
The Asian Law Caucus (ALC) and EFF have filed suit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for denying access to public records on the questioning and searches of travelers at U.S. borders.
The suit responds...more
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