Winter Storm Safety Tips

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In the event of a power outage during extreme winter weather, these safety tips may come in handy: General Prepare an emergency kit with: – Water – Nonperishable food – Battery-operated radio – Flashlights and fresh batteries – First-aid kit, including prescription medicines Keep your cell phone fully charged. Do NOT use your stove for […]

Jefferson County DUI Diversion Program

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Jefferson County, Kentucky, offers a DUI First Offenders Diversion Program (FODP) through the County Attorney’s Office to certain defendants charged with a first offense DUI. The following eligibility criteria must be met: Offenders 18 years or older on date of offense, with no criminal record (including no prior diversion on any misdemeanor or felony offense […]

What You Need to Know about President Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration

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President Obama recently announced that he would take executive action on a number of immigration issues. The President’s actions seek to modernize and reform a number of areas of U.S. immigration law, notably by granting deferred action to a large number of undocumented individuals. For a variety of reasons, including that the regulations which will […]

What Does the New Particular Social Group Standard Mean for Your Asylum Claim?

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Asylum in the United States requires that an individual prove that they have been persecuted, or have a well-founded fear of persecution, on account of their race, religion, nationality, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group (“PSG”). This article deals with recent changes in the legal standard for PSG-based asylum claims. PSG-based asylum […]