The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol is implementing a new Provisional I-94 program to make entering the borders more efficient. The I-94 is an Arrival and Departure record issued to foreign visitors entering the United States. The form includes biographical information as well as passport and visa details. Most importantly, it indicates the date by … Continue reading U.S. Customs: Provisional I-94 Program
An important part of commerce is collecting personal data of consumers for a variety of reasons. To protect consumers, the United States has certain laws in place that regulate what can and cannot be done with data gathered. In international commerce between the U.S. and Europe, such data collection can be complicated because the laws … Continue reading In International Commercial Law News
Each state has its own business and commercial transactions laws. With only these often conflicting and differing laws, transacting business in another state would be very difficult without uniformity. The Uniform Commercial Code, more commonly referred to as the UCC, is a collection of laws designed to establish uniformity among state laws. The UCC states … Continue reading What does UCC Stand For?
The most recent presidential election made the topic of immigration–whether lawful or otherwise–a national platform. Candidates turned “illegal immigration” into a hot-button issue throughout much of the campaign and candidate policies shifted in response to the electorate. The discussion on immigration quickly forced candidates to take a stand, electing to support policies that would allow … Continue reading Effects of Deportation
It is common knowledge that a DUI conviction can result in serious legal consequences, including probation, fines, community service, and even jail time. Many people are surprised to learn, however, that their employment opportunities after a DUI may also be affected. Because a criminal conviction is a matter of public record, current and potential employers … Continue reading How can a DUI Affect My Employment Opportunities?
If you are a foreign national who has been accused of committing a crime, you are justified in being very concerned about your future. Criminal misconduct can lead to significant consequences in regard to a person’s immigration status, including deportation – sometimes even without a conviction. For this reason, anyone who is here on a … Continue reading As a Foreign National, What are the Consequences of Criminal Conduct?
A DUI conviction can have many legal consequences, such as probation, fines, mandatory installation of an ignition interlock device, community service, and jail time. There are also certain collateral consequences that can last long after any court-imposed penalties have ended. One of the most common and expensive of these issues is the fact that a … Continue reading Will a DUI Arrest Affect my Insurance Rates?
State laws regarding the possession, use, cultivation, and sale of marijuana have grown much more permissive in recent years, with some states going so far as to completely legalize personal use of the substance entirely. In line with this trend, New Jersey has adopted a law that allows people to use medical marijuana with a … Continue reading Drugged Driving and Medical Marijuana