Blog Posts in March, 2013

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  • SCOTUS to Hear Prop 8 Today, DOMA Tomorrow
    SCOTUS to Hear Prop 8 Today, DOMA Tomorrow

    Today, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) hears oral argument on California’s Proposition 8 in Hollingsworth v. Perry , the first of two same-sex marriage cases scheduled for this week. ...

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  • Key Players and Plans in Immigration Reform
    Key Players and Plans in Immigration Reform

    Will the storm clouds part for CIR? Trying to keep pace with the news on immigration reform is not easy. It's tough enough reading all of the articles and reports, not to mention following Twitter ...

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  • Recognizing Our Great Women: National Women’s History Month
    Recognizing Our Great Women: National Women’s History Month

    Raise your hand if you didn't know that March is National Women's History Month. A week ago, I would have counted myself among the guilty, until my Twitter feed taught me otherwise. As the saying ...

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  • News: Alabama Allows Driver’s Licenses for Deferred Action; Illinois Allows for Undocumented Immigrants
    News: Alabama Allows Driver’s Licenses for Deferred Action; Illinois Allows for Undocumented Immigrants

    ALABAMA I recently wrote about North Carolina’s controversial plan to issue driver’s licenses to deferred action recipients with the mark “No Lawful Status.” This week, Alabama announced that it would ...

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  • Deferred Action and North Carolina's Driver's License Mark: The Scarlet Letter Redux
    Deferred Action and North Carolina's Driver's License Mark: The Scarlet Letter Redux

    North Carolina’s controversial plan to mark driver's licenses issued to deferred action recipients was met with protests last week in Washington, D.C. Last month, North Carolina's Department of ...

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  • Pathways to Citizenship: Reflections on a Client’s Naturalization
    Pathways to Citizenship: Reflections on a Client’s Naturalization

    While this week in immigration news began with the launch of provisional waivers for unlawful presence , soon after, media outlets pounced on Jeb Bush for his flip-flop on immigration reform, namely ...

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