On January 27, 2017, a mere two days after signing sweeping immigration Executive Orders, President Trump signed yet another Order entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” (the “Order”) which was implemented immediately and caused chaos at airports and outrage throughout this country and the world. The Order, commonly-known as […]

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La Orden, comúnmente conocida como “Prohibición Musulmana,” suspende por 120 días el Programa de Admisión a Refugiados de los Estados Unidos, reduce el número de refugiados que pueden ser admitidos, impide indefinidamente la admisión de refugiados del país de Siria y prohíbe la entrada de personas de países con mayoría de Musulmanes, Irán, Irak, Libia, […]

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Most construction agreements between general contractors and subcontractors contain indemnity provisions that obligate the subcontractor to defend and hold harmless the general contractor from any claim growing out of the subcontractor’s work.  (See e.g., Crawford v. Weather Shield Mfg., Inc. (2008) 44 Cal.4th 541, 547-48.)  Under these types of provisions, when any party makes a […]

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On January 25, 2017, President Trump signed two Executive Orders, which impacted immigrants nationwide. No doubt you have heard about the building of a physical wall on the border with Mexico and back and forth argument on who will bear the cost. The impact of the Executive Orders, however, is much more serious than who […]

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El 25 de enero del 2017, el Presidente Trump firmó dos Órdenes Ejecutivas que afectaron a inmigrantes en todo el país. No hay duda de que usted ha oído hablar de la construcción de un muro en la frontera con México y  argumento sobre quién va a pagar el costo. El impacto de las Órdenes […]

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