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Jose Godinez-Samperio

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Undocumented Immigrants Denied Law Licenses

The Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday the Florida Bar can’t admit immigrants who are in the country illegally.

CBS Miami–03/06/2014

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Fla. Immigrant One Step Closer To Law License

A Florida State University law school graduate who is in the country illegally is one step closer to getting license to practice in the state.

01/17/2013

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State’s High Court Takes Up Law Licenses For Illegal Immigrants

Should an illegal immigrant be able to practice law in Florida. That’s the issue before the state’s highest court in the case of Jose Godinez-Samperio who came to the U.S. from Mexico at age 9. He graduated from college, earned a law degree and passed the Florida Bar.

10/02/2012