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Free Citizenship Legal Clinics for South Floridians
MIAMI - Florida New Americans clinics are back in 2014 with a series of monthly free citizenship clinics from March until June to assist hundreds of South Floridians in their pathway to citizenship. The first clinic will take place on Saturday, March 1 at Biscayne Landing Local Preference Office in North Miami, in partnership with...Read More...
OAS and Microsoft Sign Cyber Security Agreement
WASHINGTON, DC - On February 12th the Organization of American States (OAS) and Microsoft signed a cooperation agreement to strengthen efforts made by the OAS Cyber Security Program over the last ten years. The signing of the agreement took place at Microsoft’s headquarters in Washington State.
The OAS Secretary General, Jose...Read More...
Petition to exonerate Marcus Garvey moves to the White House
MIAMI — After delivering over 11,000 signatures to Representative Frederica S. Wilson’s office, the Coalition for the Exoneration of Marcus Garvey is now petitioning President Barack Obama (https://www.causes.com/campaigns/71936-urge-president-obama-to-exonerate-marcus-garvey).
As part of their renewed strategy, Professor...Read More...
World Economic Forum and OAS Leaders Urge Action to Combat Organized Crime and Illicit Trade
Davos, Switzerland - Global leaders gathered at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland have issued a call for united actions to combat organized crime and illicit trade and announced the development of a global action plan to address the issue to be launched in 2015, a concern shared by the Organization of American States...Read More...
The Coalition for the Exoneration of Marcus Garvey Delivers More Than 10,000 Petitions Calling for Marcus Garvey’s Exoneration
MIAMI -After an historic response from supporters, members of the Coalition for the Exoneration of Marcus Garvey delivered more than 10,000 signatures for the exoneration of the Right Honorable Marcus Garvey to Representative Frederica Wilson's office.
The petition states:
We, the undersigned, are requesting the...Read More...
Caribbean American lawyers collaborate to educate South Florida community on the "Unlicensed Practice of law"
MIAMI - The Haitian Lawyers Association (HLA) partners with the Caribbean Bar Association and Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. (LSGMI) to host a town hall on the Unlicensed Practice of law.
Immigrant communities in South Florida are often victims of the unlicensed practice of law by people representing themselves as attorneys or as professionals...Read More...
IRS Warns of Pervasive Telephone Scam
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today warned consumers about a sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, throughout the country.
Victims are told they owe money to the IRS and it must be paid promptly through a pre-loaded debit card or wire transfer. If the victim refuses to cooperate, they are then...Read More...
Human Rights Groups Denounce Illegal Arrest of Haitian Lawyer André Michel
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haitia — Two human rights groups—the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (BAI) in Haiti and the U.S.-based Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH)— condemned Tuesday night’s arrest of Haitian lawyer André Michel as unlawful and politically-motivated. Mario Joseph, managing lawyer with the BAI, was...Read More...
Jamaican-American Bar Association Southeast Chapter Elects New Officers
FT. LAUDERDALE - On Saturday, October 12, 2013 the Jamaican-American Bar Association held elections to nominate new officers for the year.
Congratulations are in order for the following individuals:
- Jeff Fraser - President
- Alexander Williams - First Vice President
- David Brown - Second Vice President
Comprehensive Immigration Reform: Getting From There To Here And Beyond - A St. Thomas University Distinguished Speaker Series
MIAMI GARDENS - On Thursday, October 17th at 12 Noon (Moot Courtroom), St. Thomas University School of Law will present its Distinguished Speaker Series featuring Hiroshi Motomura a Law Professor at UCLA School of Law. The event is free and open to the public to hear Professor Motomura speak on immigration.
Professor Motomura...Read More...
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