v. Phillips, the California
Court of Appeal for the third district once again solidified the importance of
the psychotherapist-patient privilege against an unwarranted investigatory
subpoena for production of patient’s records.
Kimberly Kirchmeyer, as
Executive Director of the Medical Board of California (the Medical Board),
launched an investigation of Geoffrey Phillips, M.D., a licensed psychiatrist,
based on a complaint that Phillips had carried on a sexual relationship with a
patient. As part of the investigation, an investigatory subpoena duces tecum
for the production of specified medical ...
v. Lynch, No. 12-73289 (9th Cir.
2016), Petitioner, a citizen of Mexico, appealed the BIA's
determination that he was not eligible for cancellation
of removal or voluntary departure because he lacked good moral character
pursuant to 8 U.S.C. 1101(f)(1), as a "habitual drunkard." Petitioner
is a chronic alcoholic and has a ten-year history of alcohol abuse. The court
held that, under the Equal Protection Clause, a person’s medical disability
lacks any rational relatio...
Rejali Law Firm, APLC has filed suit against Regents of the University of California San Diego (“University”)
in San Diego Superior Court. The Lawsuit alleges that the University through
its employees, agents and associates has violated California’s
discriminatory laws, has allegedly committed promissory fraud and
negligence against its client.
The parties are expected to
make their first appearance in court on August 19th, 2016.
GREEN CARD VS IMMIGRANT VISA
The purpose of many immigrants when they come to the U.S. is to reside in
this country and eventually become permanent residents. The name of this
process is called adjustment of status. This process is also known as obtaining your green card.
In order to naturalize as U.S. citizen you need to be a green card holder
Many people tend to confuse immigrant visas with green cards. The
both differ based on the rights and privileges each has. Green cards are
considered one type of immigrant visa
and they provide lawful permanent residency in the United States. Other types
of visas place limits on the...
The idea of starting your
own business may always have been something at the forefront of your mind.
However you may not be encouraged by the “Big” business EB-5
green card category where a $1 Million dollar investment is required. The
key advantages of the E-2
Visa is the infinite duration, the fact that your family can come with you
and also work in the U.S., & the relatively small investment amount that is
required. In fact, your dream of becoming a business owner in the U.S. could
become a reality by spending as little as $15,000....