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  • New York’s New Criminal-Record Sealing Law

    By Elliot Schlissel Being convicted of a crime can prevent you from getting a job or buying a home, and it can even have a negative effect on your credit history. The sealing of your criminal record can eliminate these types of problems by preventing people from seeing the record or using it agai... Read more

  • Fort Worth Won’t Join Challenge to Law Banning Sanctuary Cities in Texas

    By: Cecilia Guerrero SaldivarThere has been a lot of controversy after the Fort Worth City Council voted against joining Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, and Houston in a lawsuit against Texas Senate Bill No. 4. ("SB4"), also known as the “Ban on Sanctuary Cities”. SB4 prohibits Texas cities and cou... Read more

  • Millions at Risk in Equifax Data Breach

    In the most massive data breach ever, more than 143 million Americans may have been compromised after hackers broke into the files of Equifax, one of the country's (and the world's) largest collectors and providers of personal credit information. Officials at Equifax have admitted that there was una... Read more

  • The L-1 Visa Application Process

    There are two ways that an employer may obtain an L-1 visa to allow intracompany transferees of a parent, branch, affiliate or subsidiary of the U.S. petitioning company to obtain temporary non-immigrant status for the purpose of working in the United States—the blanket visa process and the re... Read more

  • Dumped Over Trump

    By: Cecilia Guerrero Saldivar What happens when “until death do us part” doesn’t seem to be coming fast enough? What if you wake up one day next to someone who is nothing like the person you married? They have become so different that you reach a point where you no longer want to continue l... Read more

  • How to Protect Your Trademark Rights

    Once you register a trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), you must take care to protect your trademark rights. If you fail to use the trademark, or if you fail to prevent others from using your mark, you could lose your rights. USPTO does not police your mark, nor does it enfo... Read more

  • Workplace Bullying: You Don’t Have to Take It

    By: Cecilia Guerrero Saldivar Bullying is something most of us have to deal with as children, either on the playground or in grade school. Some might argue that bullying builds character and prepares you for the “real world” and all of its injustices. That may be so, but what happens when bul... Read more

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