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Law Enhances Sentences for Undocumented

A new Tennessee law gives judges the power to increase the severity of the sentence for criminal defendants if they are undocumented immigrants. If you or someone you know is undocumented, continue reading to understand more about the impact of this law.

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Can "No Trespassing" signs keep out Police?

You may wonder if "No Trespassing" signs can legally keep out police and other law enforcement officers. What if law enforcement finds something incriminating on your property after disregarding your "No Trespassing" signs? Recently, the Tennessee Supreme Court answered this question. 

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Una Nueva Prueba Sobre Si Una Orden de Registro es Válida

La Corte Suprema de Tennessee ha presentado una nueva regla para determinar si una orden de registro es válida. Si usted ha sido acusado en un asunto criminal, esto puede afectar si la evidencia que va a ser usada en su contra puede ser suprimida. Continúe leyendo para aprender más.

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La Terminación de los Derechos de los Padres es Aclarada por la Corte Suprema

La Corte Suprema de Tennessee presento recientemente una resolución que aclaró lo que los jueces deben mirar cuando se presenta un caso ante ellos intentando de poner fin a los derechos de los padres sobre un niño. Si tiene un caso de terminación de derechos, o desea saber más sobre sus derechos, por favor siga leyendo.

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New Test on Whether a Search Warrant is Valid

The Tennessee Supreme Court has issued a new rule to determine whether a search warrant is valid. If you've been charged in a criminal matter, this can affect whether the evidence to be used against you can be suppressed. Continue reading to learn more. 

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Termination of Parental Rights Clarified by Supreme Court

The Tennessee Supreme Court recently entered a ruling that clarified what Judges must look at when a case is brought before them attempting to terminate the parental rights over a child. If you have a termination of rights case, or want to know more about your rights, please continue reading below. 

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Visas Para Las Victimas del Crimen

Si usted es la víctima de un crimen, usted podría ser elegible para solicitar una visa sin importar su estatus migratorio actual, y aunque le hayan ordenado deportación, o si es inadmisible por cualquier otra razón.

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Visas for Victims of Crimes

If you are the victim of a crime, you may be able to apply for a visa, regardless of your current immigration status, and even if you have been ordered deported, or are inadmissible for other reasons. Read more to learn the details. 

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Ha terminado DACA. ¿Y ahora que?

El programa de la Acción Diferida Para los Llegados en la Infancia ("DACA") fue anulado el 5 de septiembre de 2017. Sin embargo, para ellos aun con DACA o con aplicaciones pendientes, su estatus no está inmediatamente terminado. Siga leyendo para determinar como usted puede ser afectado.

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DACA is Cancelled. What now?

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ("DACA") program was cancelled on September 5, 2017. However, for those currently with DACA or with pending applications, your status is not immediately terminated. Read more to determine how you are affected. 

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