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July Advocacy

by pari on July 15th, 2013

Comprehensive Imm. Reform in the House?

The Republican majority in the House will agree at “some point” to move ahead with its own Immigration Reform. It is unlikely to be sidetracked in the House even after the stone walling received at the hands of the Speaker. Read more at CIR in the House

Missouri Supremes reverse student transfer ruling

The Missouri Supreme Court has once again rejected legal arguments against a state statute that could allow thousands of students to leave failing school districts for better schools. Read more at
School transfer ruling

The Future of same sex marriages

In Washington, the Obama administration is moving with commendable diligence and speed to extend benefits to gay and lesbian married couples. The House informed all 435 representatives and their staff members in all 50 states that they have 60 days to enroll their same-sex spouses for benefits like vision, dental and long-term care insurance and survivors’ annuities. Read more at
Future of same sex marriages

Same sex marriages and Immigration

After the decision by the Supreme Court holding that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional, President Obama directed federal departments to ensure the decision and its implication for federal benefits for same-sex legally married couples are implemented swiftly and smoothly. Read more at USCIS Implementation

Governor Jay Nixon Vetoes Missouri SB 267

Governor Jay Nixon vetoed SB 267 in Missouri. Hence judicial consideration of any body of law from outside the USA by Missouri courts is limited. This veto is for the benefit of Missouri families in easing adoptions from outside the USA. Missouri Families have adopted 5,852 children from outside the US in the most recent statistical year (2011)

Personal Injury & Workman’s Compensation

The Law Offices of Pari Sheth LLC continues to provide our clients with Personal Injury assistance. We are now adding Workman’ Compensation to this Repertoire. Read more on my website

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